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The investment seeks to track the price of the Swiss Franc, net of trust expenses. The fund seeks to reflect the price of the Swiss Franc. The sponsor believes that, for many investors, the shares represent a cost-effective investment relative to traditional means of investing in the foreign exchange market.

Market Cap: 156 Million

Primary Exchange: NYSE Arca

Website: http://www.currencyshares.com

Shares Outstanding: 1.55 Million

Float: 1.55 Million

Dividend: 0.0 (0.0%)

Beta: 0.386838

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Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 51 Thousand

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 1107 trading days

From: 2015-01-16 To: 2019-06-12

Lowest Point:

Is The USD About To Roll Over? Gold Up, Oil Down

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 03:29:28:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday June 5: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have surged overnight, rebounding sharply from their recent declines after Fed Chair Powell hinted that the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows in response to escalatin… read more...

Is The USD About To Roll Over? Gold Up, Oil Down

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 03:29:28:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday June 5: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have surged overnight, rebounding sharply from their recent declines after Fed Chair Powell hinted that the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows in response to escalatin… read more...

Is The USD About To Roll Over? Gold Up, Oil Down

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 03:29:28:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday June 5: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have surged overnight, rebounding sharply from their recent declines after Fed Chair Powell hinted that the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows in response to escalatin… read more...

Nervous Calm Settles Over Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 04:05:46:000

Overview The global capital markets are stabilizing today after taking a body blow of broadening the use of US tariffs (in migration dispute with Mexico), threatening the ratification of NAFTA 2.0, still-escalating hostile rhetoric between the US and China, and the threat of anti-trust actio… read more...

FX Weekly: Institutional Sentiment Is Telling Us A Different Equity Story

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 14:00:14:000

Macro News Global: Following weeks of trade dispute, China issued a white paper on Sunday blaming that the escalating trade war has not made America great again and have been actually impacting the US economy, increasing prices and production costs. Markets are still unde… read more...

Dollar Direction To Be Dictated By Week's Events

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 04:22:32:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday June 3: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks are under pressure along with bond yields in the first session of a new month, as investors continue to digest the impact of President Trump's threat to introduce fresh tariffs on imports from Mex… read more...

Economic Terrorism Has Equities And Bond Yields Under Pressure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 03:49:06:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are trading a tad higher along with US futures following a mixed session in Asia overnight as investors continue to assess all the warning signals for global growth amid the latest trade develo… read more...

Economic Terrorism Has Equities And Bond Yields Under Pressure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 03:49:06:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are trading a tad higher along with US futures following a mixed session in Asia overnight as investors continue to assess all the warning signals for global growth amid the latest trade develo… read more...

Economic Terrorism Has Equities And Bond Yields Under Pressure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 03:49:06:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are trading a tad higher along with US futures following a mixed session in Asia overnight as investors continue to assess all the warning signals for global growth amid the latest trade develo… read more...

The Swiss Franc - Stable But Suffering From The Same Disease As The Dollar And Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 02:15:00:000

Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The world-famous snowcapped Alps are the background for cities and villages in the central European country. For skiers and hikers, Switzerland is a paradise. Swiss chocolate, watches, and banking are what most people think of … read more...

The Swiss Franc - Stable But Suffering From The Same Disease As The Dollar And Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 02:15:00:000

Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The world-famous snowcapped Alps are the background for cities and villages in the central European country. For skiers and hikers, Switzerland is a paradise. Swiss chocolate, watches, and banking are what most people think of … read more...

The Swiss Franc - Stable But Suffering From The Same Disease As The Dollar And Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 02:15:00:000

Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The world-famous snowcapped Alps are the background for cities and villages in the central European country. For skiers and hikers, Switzerland is a paradise. Swiss chocolate, watches, and banking are what most people think of … read more...

FX Weekly: Preference For Safe Havens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 21:21:22:000

Macro News European Elections: For the first time since the inception of the European Parliament, the two centre parties - the European People Party ((EPP)) and Socialists and Democrats (S&D) - have lost their combined majority on the back of a strengthening nationalist, liberal and gr… read more...

Singapore dethrones U.S. for economic competitiveness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 11:45:03:000

Singapore rose two levels to No. 1 and Hong Kong held onto its No. 2 spot in the IMD World Competiveness Rankings, pushing the U.S. to third place. More news on: iShares MSCI Singapore Capped ETF, iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF, Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, News on the … read more...

Dollar Rallies From Multi-Week Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 03:45:44:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 28: Five things the markets are talking about On the whole, global equities have advanced in the overnight session along with US equity futures as investors and traders return from a US and a UK bank holiday. The 'big' dollar has found some traction wi… read more...

If Stocks Go Cold, Which Currencies Benefit Most?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 00:37:43:000

By Kathy Lien At a Glance Market-sensitive currencies like euro and pound sterling tend to perform better when stock markets rally The U.S. dollar could be the ultimate winner if trade war news sends stocks lower Stocks hit record highs in April, but for the past few weeks, it ha… read more...

Currency Market Round-Up: Dovish RBA, Theresa May Throws In Towel

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 08:30:15:000

Currency Market Round-up - Safe-havens Outperform, Antipodeans Underperform Looking at the USD's ( UUP ) ( UDN ) ( USDU ) performance against fellow G10 currencies in the past month, we can see that the strongest performers have been the safe-haven currencies - JPY ( FXY ) ( JPYS ) and CHF… read more...

Sterling Trades At Five Month Lows On Brexit Worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 03:33:05:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 21: Five things the markets are talking about European equities along with U.S. futures are trading a tad higher following a mixed session in Asia overnight as the Sino- US trade-war rhetoric and actions continue. The 'big' dollar remains better bid in a … read more...

Sterling Trades At Five Month Lows On Brexit Worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 03:33:05:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 21: Five things the markets are talking about European equities along with U.S. futures are trading a tad higher following a mixed session in Asia overnight as the Sino- US trade-war rhetoric and actions continue. The 'big' dollar remains better bid in a … read more...

Sterling Trades At Five Month Lows On Brexit Worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 03:33:05:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 21: Five things the markets are talking about European equities along with U.S. futures are trading a tad higher following a mixed session in Asia overnight as the Sino- US trade-war rhetoric and actions continue. The 'big' dollar remains better bid in a … read more...

FX Weekly: Uncertainty Versus Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 18:39:50:000

Macro News Global: Risk eased globally in the end of last week with the VIX falling below 20, the US 10Y stabilizing around 2.40% and the Japanese yen starting to depreciate against most of the major currencies. However, price volatility remains elevated in China as weakening fundamentals … read more...

FX Weekly: Uncertainty Versus Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 18:39:50:000

Macro News Global: Risk eased globally in the end of last week with the VIX falling below 20, the US 10Y stabilizing around 2.40% and the Japanese yen starting to depreciate against most of the major currencies. However, price volatility remains elevated in China as weakening fundamentals … read more...

FX Weekly: Uncertainty Versus Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 18:39:50:000

Macro News Global: Risk eased globally in the end of last week with the VIX falling below 20, the US 10Y stabilizing around 2.40% and the Japanese yen starting to depreciate against most of the major currencies. However, price volatility remains elevated in China as weakening fundamentals … read more...

Are FX Markets Signaling It's Going To Be OK?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 10:05:55:000

Are currency markets sounding the all clear this morning? It's early to truly make a call, but interesting signals are developing: Trade conflicts between China and the US may be unresolved, but FX markets are beginning to signal that it may be safe to dive back into the risk pool. Though wa… read more...

Are FX Markets Signaling It's Going To Be OK?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 10:05:55:000

Are currency markets sounding the all clear this morning? It's early to truly make a call, but interesting signals are developing: Trade conflicts between China and the US may be unresolved, but FX markets are beginning to signal that it may be safe to dive back into the risk pool. Though wa… read more...

Are FX Markets Signaling It's Going To Be OK?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 10:05:55:000

Are currency markets sounding the all clear this morning? It's early to truly make a call, but interesting signals are developing: Trade conflicts between China and the US may be unresolved, but FX markets are beginning to signal that it may be safe to dive back into the risk pool. Though wa… read more...

Angst Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 05:39:35:000

Overview Disappointing Chinese April data spurred speculation that more stimulus will be forthcoming and bolsters hopes that a trade deal with the US by the end of next month helped Asian Pacific equities advance for the first time this week. Indonesia, which reported a record trade deficit … read more...

Dollar Stuck In A Contained Vortex

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 03:57:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks are struggling to maintain Tuesday's gains as US futures have pared some of their earlier overnight advances, while Euro stocks have edged lower. In Asia, China led equity gains overnight desp… read more...

FX Weekly: Inflation Expectations Keep Falling In The Euro Area

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 22:57:52:000

Macro News Global: Risk-off environment persists in this early week on the back of the latest escalation of the global trade war. With China announcing that it will raise tariffs on $60bn of US goods from June 1 , price volatility in the equity markets has remained elevated after last w… read more...

Too Weak To Muster Much Of A Turnaround Tuesday, Markets See Small Reprieve

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 03:05:04:000

Overview President Trump's willingness to meet China's Xi at the G20 meeting at the end of next month and his "feeling" that an agreement will still be found seemed sufficient to break the momentum that had swept through the capital market. Equities in the Asia-Pacific were mostly lower, wit… read more...

Investors Still Looking For New Balance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 06:53:23:000

Overview: The end of the tariff truce between the US and China has discombobulated investors. They had been repeatedly that a deal was close and there had even been talk at the US Treasury about where Trump and Xi should meet to sign the agreement. Now China was given around a month to capit… read more...

Risk Aversion Has U.S. Yield Curve Inverting Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 03:25:38:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday May 13: Five things the markets are talking about This week begins again with global equity markets on the back foot, sovereign debt in demand, and the risk averse go-to positioning investors' primary trade. Bets on a Fed rate cut are also now gaining momentum… read more...

Bonds, Yen, Gold In Demand On U.S. Trade Threats

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 03:51:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The Sino- US trade war escalation remained front and center in capital markets overnight. Global equities along with US stock futures continue to face pressure with time running out for US tariffs to esca… read more...

Bonds, Yen, Gold In Demand On U.S. Trade Threats

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 03:51:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The Sino- US trade war escalation remained front and center in capital markets overnight. Global equities along with US stock futures continue to face pressure with time running out for US tariffs to esca… read more...

Bonds, Yen, Gold In Demand On U.S. Trade Threats

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 03:51:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The Sino- US trade war escalation remained front and center in capital markets overnight. Global equities along with US stock futures continue to face pressure with time running out for US tariffs to esca… read more...

Tariff Man Has Risk Doubters Seeking Shelter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 03:34:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 7: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities were mixed overnight as a slew of trade headlines continued to batter markets. US Treasury yields have managed to back up a tad while the US dollar confines itself to "non-volatile" trading ra… read more...

Tariff Man Has Risk Doubters Seeking Shelter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 03:34:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 7: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities were mixed overnight as a slew of trade headlines continued to batter markets. US Treasury yields have managed to back up a tad while the US dollar confines itself to "non-volatile" trading ra… read more...

Risk Slumps After Trump's Trade Threats

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 03:20:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday May 6: Five things the markets are talking about The latest US jobs report showed that hiring picked up in April, with the unemployment rate falling to its lowest level in 50-years. It gave a boost to major US stock indexes and weighed on the mighty US doll… read more...

Will The U.S. Dollar Get The Fed's Help?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 03:37:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about With most of continental Europe and Asia closed for the May 1 bank holiday, trading ranges have been tightly contained with thin liquidity as we wait for the main event for today - the Federal Open Market Com… read more...

Will The U.S. Dollar Get The Fed's Help?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 03:37:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about With most of continental Europe and Asia closed for the May 1 bank holiday, trading ranges have been tightly contained with thin liquidity as we wait for the main event for today - the Federal Open Market Com… read more...

Will The U.S. Dollar Get The Fed's Help?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 03:37:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about With most of continental Europe and Asia closed for the May 1 bank holiday, trading ranges have been tightly contained with thin liquidity as we wait for the main event for today - the Federal Open Market Com… read more...

Is The U.S. Dollar Losing Love?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 03:50:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday April 30: Five things the markets are talking about The Fed's two-day policy meeting gets underway today. Officials are poised to keep interest rates steady when it concludes Wednesday. Fed Chair Jerome Powell's press conference will surely not want to be mis… read more...

The Swiss Still Have Plenty Of Ammo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 01:57:46:000

During the Great Recession, the Fed's target interest rate never fell below 0.25%. The various QE programs pushed the monetary base up to a peak of just over 20% of GDP. In contrast, the Swiss have reduced their target interest rate to negative 0.75%, and their monetary base has been increas… read more...

A Massive Week For Currencies, Stocks And Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 03:51:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday April 29: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are mixed at the start of this data laden and holiday interrupted week. The 'big' dollar is trading steady and Treasury yields have ticked a tad higher as investors wait for further clues on g… read more...

Dovish Central Banks Support The U.S. Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 03:51:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday April 25: Five things the markets are talking about European equities are under pressure while US futures tread water as investors continue to analyze a plethora of corporate earnings against a backdrop of global growth concerns. Note: To date, +80% of … read more...

Dovish Central Banks Support The U.S. Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 03:51:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday April 25: Five things the markets are talking about European equities are under pressure while US futures tread water as investors continue to analyze a plethora of corporate earnings against a backdrop of global growth concerns. Note: To date, +80% of … read more...

Dovish Central Banks Support The U.S. Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 03:51:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday April 25: Five things the markets are talking about European equities are under pressure while US futures tread water as investors continue to analyze a plethora of corporate earnings against a backdrop of global growth concerns. Note: To date, +80% of … read more...

Dollar Remains The Dominant Force

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 03:28:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday April 24: Five things the markets are talking about European and Asian equities are/have been under pressure this Wednesday morning, while US stocks are pointing to a nondescript open, one day after a new registered record close. US Treasuries are climbin… read more...

Merk Hard Currency Fund Quarterly Fund Commentary And Attribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 01:15:00:000

Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha Read more … read more...

Merk Absolute Return Currency Fund Quarterly Fund Commentary And Attribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 00:50:00:000

Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha Read more … read more...

Is The Dovish Policy Swivel From G7 CB's The Right Move?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 03:38:44:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday April 23: Five things the markets are talking about Most equity markets have opened after the long holiday weekend with mixed results. European stocks have started under pressure, while US futures trade range bound and Asian equities recorded a mixed showing… read more...

Hedge Funds And The EUR/CHF Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 01:57:34:000

Three scholars affiliated with JPMorgan Chase (JPM) have written a paper on hedge fund behavior ahead of meetings of the Swiss National Bank, with the idea of shedding light on the consequences of the timing of central bank announcements more generally. They conclude that the SNB contributed… read more...

April 10, 2019: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 21:56:34:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

April 10, 2019: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 21:56:34:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

April 10, 2019: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 21:56:34:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

April 10, 2019: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 21:56:34:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

April 10, 2019: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 21:56:34:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

Dollar Looking For Directional Help

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 03:46:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday April 9: Five things the markets are talking about So far, much of the global equity rally has been supported by investor bets that US economic growth will be strong enough to support corporate profits, but modest enough to keep the Fed from having to hike i… read more...

Dollar Looking For Directional Help

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 03:46:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday April 9: Five things the markets are talking about So far, much of the global equity rally has been supported by investor bets that US economic growth will be strong enough to support corporate profits, but modest enough to keep the Fed from having to hike i… read more...

Dollar Looking For Directional Help

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 03:46:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday April 9: Five things the markets are talking about So far, much of the global equity rally has been supported by investor bets that US economic growth will be strong enough to support corporate profits, but modest enough to keep the Fed from having to hike i… read more...

Markets Hit Pause As Central Banks And Brexit Risks Loom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 03:57:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday April 8: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have opened slightly lower overnight as the market takes stock of last week's rally, following progress in U.S-China trade talks and a strong US employment figure Friday, while conflict in Lib… read more...

Does The Swiss Franc Remain Overvalued?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-07 16:33:17:000

Since the beginning of 2019, the Swiss franc is down against most currencies except the euro: Source: investing.com Overview Since the surge in the franc against the euro since 2015, the general consensus has been that the Swiss franc remains overvalued against most currencies, and overa… read more...

Does A Recession Have To Mean A Bear Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 14:13:06:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Independent Trader as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Severa… read more...

Does A Recession Have To Mean A Bear Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 14:13:06:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Independent Trader as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Severa… read more...

Does A Recession Have To Mean A Bear Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 14:13:06:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Independent Trader as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Severa… read more...

Pound Sterling In The Shop Window

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 03:41:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday April 3: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are better bid in the overnight session on renewed optimism that China and the US would reach a deal as trade talks resume in Washington. According to a FT report today, the world's two … read more...

FX Weekly: Excess Liquidity In China Continues To Fall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 20:03:52:000

Macro News Global: The inversion of the yield curve has usually scared investors of a potential recession coming ahead within the next 18 to 24 months. Despite the strong recovery in global equities, with the MSCI World Index recording its strongest quarter since Q3 2010 (up almost 12% i… read more...

U.S. Dollar Status As Global Reserve Currency Edges Down Further

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 02:41:18:000

Is the euro dead yet? And how is the Chinese Renminbi doing? Total global foreign exchange reserves, in all currencies, rose to $11.4 trillion in the fourth quarter 2018, according to the IMF's just released COFER data. These foreign exchange reserves do not include the Federal Reserve's h… read more...

FXF: Continued Downside Expected

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 07:01:31:000

Since January 2015, the Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust (FXF) has lost 19.07% of its value in moves tied to important central bank activities and substantial changes in the economic outlook for the region. The fund tracks the value of the Swiss currency against a broad range of import… read more...

Yield Curve Inversion Disappears, While Brexit Is Markets' Biggest Worry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 03:37:57:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday April 1: Five things the markets are talking about Will we see the same in Q2? Optimism about trade talks among the world's two largest economies coupled with the Fed signaling a temporary halt to interest-rate hikes pushed some stateside equity indexes to… read more...

Flight To Quality Continues - Lower Yields, Stronger Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 05:23:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday March 28: Five things the markets are talking about The 'big' dollar remains better bid, supported by continued signs of a weakening European economy, which is spreading investor concerns about a slowdown in global growth. Even interest rate differentials … read more...

Flight To Quality Continues - Lower Yields, Stronger Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 05:23:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday March 28: Five things the markets are talking about The 'big' dollar remains better bid, supported by continued signs of a weakening European economy, which is spreading investor concerns about a slowdown in global growth. Even interest rate differentials … read more...

Flight To Quality Continues - Lower Yields, Stronger Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 05:23:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday March 28: Five things the markets are talking about The 'big' dollar remains better bid, supported by continued signs of a weakening European economy, which is spreading investor concerns about a slowdown in global growth. Even interest rate differentials … read more...

Brexit Shenanigans Continue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 03:49:57:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday March 27: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities traded mixed overnight as investors deal with some disappointing economic signals this month, along with a plethora of central banks decisively turning towards accommodation, shying away fr… read more...

FX Weekly: Is The 5Y30Y Leading The 3M10Y?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 20:18:59:000

Macro News Global: Last week ended with a significant sell-off in global equities, sending global yields to lower level, with the 10Y yields in Japan and Germany trading in negative territory, and the 10Y US Treasury pushing below the 2.4% support (according to Eikon Reuters), its lowest l… read more...

Pound Unfazed By Latest Brexit Development

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 03:31:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday March 26: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have rallied overnight after two session of losses as the US 10-year Treasury yields backed away from this year's low yield print, but the outlook remains somewhat uncertain as investors wei… read more...

Dollar Supported By Risk Aversion Trading

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 03:39:16:000

Friday March 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading mixed after the European Union agreed Thursday to a short Brexit delay. Investors are also weighing up further signs of a sluggish global economy as a plethora of G7 central banks reassess normalizing th… read more...

Dollar Supported By Risk Aversion Trading

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 03:39:16:000

Friday March 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading mixed after the European Union agreed Thursday to a short Brexit delay. Investors are also weighing up further signs of a sluggish global economy as a plethora of G7 central banks reassess normalizing th… read more...

Dollar Supported By Risk Aversion Trading

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 03:39:16:000

Friday March 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading mixed after the European Union agreed Thursday to a short Brexit delay. Investors are also weighing up further signs of a sluggish global economy as a plethora of G7 central banks reassess normalizing th… read more...

Dollar Supported By Risk Aversion Trading

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 03:39:16:000

Friday March 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading mixed after the European Union agreed Thursday to a short Brexit delay. Investors are also weighing up further signs of a sluggish global economy as a plethora of G7 central banks reassess normalizing th… read more...

FX Weekly: Can An Improvement In Euro Macro Data Generate Some Momentum In The Euro?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 22:16:02:000

Macro News Global: Global stocks continue their rally, ignoring the delay of the Trump-Xi meeting, which is now pushed into June. The MSCI World Index is now back to its October level, completely erasing the Q4 equity rout despite the elevated uncertainty. Sell-side institutions are curren… read more...

Fed To Set The Tone For The U.S. Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 03:48:45:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday March 20: Five things the markets are talking about All eyes are on today's FOMC meeting where the Fed is expected to hold interest rates steady, announce plans for the end of asset roll-off from its balance sheet, and lower its "dot-plot" projections for t… read more...

March 18, 2018: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-19 00:26:58:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

Sterling, Yields And Stocks Set For A Volatile Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 04:29:18:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday March 18: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities start Monday on the front foot in a week that is packed with geopolitical (Brexit, EU summit - March21/22), economic releases and central bank meetings (FOMC, BoE, SNB), events that are expe… read more...

FX Options Skews: Economics And Implications

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 07:17:14:000

By Erik Norland Nearly all options markets exhibit some kind of natural skewness. For example, out-of-the-money (OTM) put options on equity index futures are typically more expensive than OTM call options: investors typically fear a sudden fall in stock prices more than a sudden rise and, … read more...

FX Options Skews: Economics And Implications

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 07:17:14:000

By Erik Norland Nearly all options markets exhibit some kind of natural skewness. For example, out-of-the-money (OTM) put options on equity index futures are typically more expensive than OTM call options: investors typically fear a sudden fall in stock prices more than a sudden rise and, … read more...

FX Options Skews: Economics And Implications

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 07:17:14:000

By Erik Norland Nearly all options markets exhibit some kind of natural skewness. For example, out-of-the-money (OTM) put options on equity index futures are typically more expensive than OTM call options: investors typically fear a sudden fall in stock prices more than a sudden rise and, … read more...

Dollar Playing Second Fiddle To Brexit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 03:59:14:000

Tuesday March 12: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have extended yesterday's gains, along with US futures, as the broad risk-on attitude across markets continues. Treasuries prices are under pressure and the 'big' dollar has edged a tad lower, while sterling is… read more...

Brexit And Sterling Volatility Expected

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 03:42:29:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday March 11: Five things the markets are talking about A US budget, a 'meaningful' Brexit vote and U.S-China trade talks are to dominate proceedings this week. President Trump is expected to release his proposed fiscal 2020 budget today, four-weeks later than… read more...

Dollar Subdued Ahead Of ECB

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 02:34:59:000

Thursday March 7: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are mostly lower as revised lower economic forecasts add to investor worries about the outlook for global growth. The 'big' dollar has climbed for a seventh consecutive session while US Treasuries ticked a tad hig… read more...

Dollar Subdued Ahead Of ECB

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 02:34:59:000

Thursday March 7: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are mostly lower as revised lower economic forecasts add to investor worries about the outlook for global growth. The 'big' dollar has climbed for a seventh consecutive session while US Treasuries ticked a tad hig… read more...

Dollar Subdued Ahead Of ECB

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 02:34:59:000

Thursday March 7: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are mostly lower as revised lower economic forecasts add to investor worries about the outlook for global growth. The 'big' dollar has climbed for a seventh consecutive session while US Treasuries ticked a tad hig… read more...

Stocks Get The Green Light From Trade Talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 02:41:57:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday March 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have started the week on the front foot on signs of progress in US-China trade negotiations. News of trade progress is also boosting oil prices, which snapped a two-week winning streak when they … read more...

Stocks Get The Green Light From Trade Talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 02:41:57:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday March 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have started the week on the front foot on signs of progress in US-China trade negotiations. News of trade progress is also boosting oil prices, which snapped a two-week winning streak when they … read more...

Stocks Get The Green Light From Trade Talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 02:41:57:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday March 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have started the week on the front foot on signs of progress in US-China trade negotiations. News of trade progress is also boosting oil prices, which snapped a two-week winning streak when they … read more...

How Confident Are You In The Equity Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 18:52:24:000

Despite the V-shape in the equity market, retail investors have not returned to the US domestic equity market as Figure 1 (left frame) shows us, with the ETF registering its third significant monthly outflow (December: -$28.9 billion, January: -$19.2 billion, February -2.05 billion - IC… read more...

How Confident Are You In The Equity Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 18:52:24:000

Despite the V-shape in the equity market, retail investors have not returned to the US domestic equity market as Figure 1 (left frame) shows us, with the ETF registering its third significant monthly outflow (December: -$28.9 billion, January: -$19.2 billion, February -2.05 billion - IC… read more...

How Confident Are You In The Equity Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 18:52:24:000

Despite the V-shape in the equity market, retail investors have not returned to the US domestic equity market as Figure 1 (left frame) shows us, with the ETF registering its third significant monthly outflow (December: -$28.9 billion, January: -$19.2 billion, February -2.05 billion - IC… read more...

Merk Research: Currency Chart Book February 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 02:15:00:000

As part of Merk's in-house research we regularly evaluate a consistent set of charts covering the economy, equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies. The aim is to keep our eyes open and to look through the noise of the headlines, avoiding the distractions of sensationalized… read more...

Dollar's Slippery Slope

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 07:45:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 27: Five things the markets are talking about Rising geopolitical tensions dominates trading this morning, sending global equities and futures lower as India clashes with Pakistan. Note: Tensions escalated after Pakistan shot down an Indian figh… read more...

FX Weekly: Does The Steepening Of The 5Y30Y Yield Curve Matter?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 22:33:27:000

Macro News Global: With President Trump extending the deadline to raise tariffs on Chinese goods beyond this week, risk-on environment prevails in this early week with global equities on the rise. Japanese stocks are up 15% since their trough reached on December 26 th , while Chinese equ… read more...

Sterling Finds Support On Brexit Delay Talk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 08:21:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday February 26: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading under pressure in the overnight session, while sovereign bond prices have found a bid as investors pare back a portion of their initial euphoria surrounding the Sino- US trade … read more...

Theresa May And Donald Trump Lose Oscar For Best Drama

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 07:53:43:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are starting this new trading week better bid, along with the Chinese yuan, after President Trump yesterday postponed the March 1st date for hiking tariffs on Chinese imports as he sees pro… read more...

U.S. Dollar Stronger By Default, But For How Long?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 07:58:00:000

Friday February 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw some modest gains overnight as investors await results from the Sino- US trade talks. Will we get some concrete news or perhaps an announcement of an extension of the March 1 deadline for implementing further… read more...

U.S. Dollar Stronger By Default, But For How Long?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 07:58:00:000

Friday February 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw some modest gains overnight as investors await results from the Sino- US trade talks. Will we get some concrete news or perhaps an announcement of an extension of the March 1 deadline for implementing further… read more...

U.S. Dollar Stronger By Default, But For How Long?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 07:58:00:000

Friday February 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw some modest gains overnight as investors await results from the Sino- US trade talks. Will we get some concrete news or perhaps an announcement of an extension of the March 1 deadline for implementing further… read more...

Aussie Dollar Drops On Coal Ban

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 08:15:07:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 21: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are struggling for direction, unlike most of its Asian counterparts in the overnight session. The 'big' dollar has edged a tad higher after Wednesday's FOMC minutes, while the Chinese yuan … read more...

Dollar Falls For A Fifth Straight Session

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 07:41:39:000

Wednesday February 20: Five things the markets are talking about March 1 deadline is "not a magical date" News on the trade front and the Federal Reserve minutes, due this afternoon (2:00 pm ET), will help decide whether equities can extend their 2019 winning streak. Stocks in Europe… read more...

Dollar In No Man's Land

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 07:51:29:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday February 19: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading mixed as Sino- US trade talks continue and investors await commentary from the Fed this week - the minutes from the latest meeting are out tomorrow (02:00 pm ET). The big dolla… read more...

FX Weekly: How Confident Are You In The Equity Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 00:07:54:000

Macro News Global: After months of falling Chinese inflation prints, with CPI inflation down to 1.7% YoY January (from 1.7% in December) and PPI inflation down to 0.1% YoY, its lowest level since 2016, the PBoC reported that financial institutions made a record CNY 3.23tr of new lo… read more...

U.S. Dollar Under Pressure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 09:01:08:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 13: Five things the markets are talking about Asian equities reached a four-month high overnight, supported by optimism that the world's two largest economies would be capable of reaching a deal to resolve their nearly year-long trade dispute. Pres… read more...

U.S. Dollar Under Pressure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 09:01:08:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 13: Five things the markets are talking about Asian equities reached a four-month high overnight, supported by optimism that the world's two largest economies would be capable of reaching a deal to resolve their nearly year-long trade dispute. Pres… read more...

U.S. Dollar Under Pressure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 09:01:08:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 13: Five things the markets are talking about Asian equities reached a four-month high overnight, supported by optimism that the world's two largest economies would be capable of reaching a deal to resolve their nearly year-long trade dispute. Pres… read more...

King Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 08:44:45:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 11: Five things the markets are talking about Equities are small better bid in the euro session following a mixed session in Asia that sees a holiday shorten trading week in Japan. The 'big' dollar remains dominate for an eight consecutive session whe… read more...

King Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 08:44:45:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 11: Five things the markets are talking about Equities are small better bid in the euro session following a mixed session in Asia that sees a holiday shorten trading week in Japan. The 'big' dollar remains dominate for an eight consecutive session whe… read more...

Dollar In Demand For Now, But...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 07:51:56:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about Investor worries over economic growth and trade disputes have pushed global equities towards their first weekly loss in nearly two-months. Oil and metals are under pressure, while yen and sovereign bond pr… read more...

Dollar In Demand For Now, But...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 07:51:56:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about Investor worries over economic growth and trade disputes have pushed global equities towards their first weekly loss in nearly two-months. Oil and metals are under pressure, while yen and sovereign bond pr… read more...

Dollar In Demand For Now, But...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 07:51:56:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about Investor worries over economic growth and trade disputes have pushed global equities towards their first weekly loss in nearly two-months. Oil and metals are under pressure, while yen and sovereign bond pr… read more...

Currency Market Reflects Global Economic Stability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 13:59:15:000

A periodic review of the worlds leading currencies can be instructive for equity investors as well as currency traders, for it tends to reveal what the market thinks about the intermediate-term (3-9 month) global economic outlook. The turmoil experienced by the emerging markets in 2018… read more...

Dollar Drives Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 08:57:48:000

Wednesday February 6: Five things the markets are talking about European equities are on the back foot after a surprise drop in German factory orders this morning added to signs that the region's strongest economy is struggling. The EUR (1.1380) has fallen to its lowest level outri… read more...

Dollar Position Taking Requires Conviction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 07:45:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 5: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets remain relatively listless, especially during this week in which much of Asia is on holiday. Interested parties are desperately seeking out any market momentum to apply to their convictions…. read more...

U.S. Dollar Falls Expect To Be Limited

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 07:50:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities hover atop of their four-month highs while the 'big' dollar holds firm after last Friday's solid non-farm payroll ((NFP)) report and this despite inconclusive Sino- US trade talks stateside … read more...

Market Looks For Conviction On Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 08:04:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities and US futures are trying to close out the week on firmer footing. Equity direction continues to depend on investors weighing up corporate earnings reports and concerns about the global eco… read more...

Market Looks For Conviction On Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 08:04:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities and US futures are trying to close out the week on firmer footing. Equity direction continues to depend on investors weighing up corporate earnings reports and concerns about the global eco… read more...

Market Looks For Conviction On Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 08:04:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities and US futures are trying to close out the week on firmer footing. Equity direction continues to depend on investors weighing up corporate earnings reports and concerns about the global eco… read more...

Market Looks For Conviction On Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 08:04:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities and US futures are trying to close out the week on firmer footing. Equity direction continues to depend on investors weighing up corporate earnings reports and concerns about the global eco… read more...

Market Looks For Conviction On Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 08:04:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities and US futures are trying to close out the week on firmer footing. Equity direction continues to depend on investors weighing up corporate earnings reports and concerns about the global eco… read more...

Should We Worry About The Fall In Real Money Supply?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 00:40:05:000

Macro News Global: Price volatility market seems to have stabilized over the past two weeks, with the S&P 500 up more than 300pts since its December low and slowly approaching the 2,700 level. In addition, the recovery in oil prices will limit the slowdown in futures inflation prin… read more...

Should We Worry About The Fall In Real Money Supply?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 00:40:05:000

Macro News Global: Price volatility market seems to have stabilized over the past two weeks, with the S&P 500 up more than 300pts since its December low and slowly approaching the 2,700 level. In addition, the recovery in oil prices will limit the slowdown in futures inflation prin… read more...

Appetite For Market Risk Is Very Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 11:38:28:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Appetite for risk in this holiday shorted week starts on the low side with Euro and Asia equities under pressure in their respective sessions, along with US futures, as an uncertain outlook for global tra… read more...

Dollar Supported By U.S. Trade Optimism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 07:47:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Improved market and investor optimism for Sino- US trade talks saw global equities and US stock futures climb in the overnight session. In commodities, crude oil prices are leading the rally, while soverei… read more...

Dollar Supported By U.S. Trade Optimism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 07:47:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Improved market and investor optimism for Sino- US trade talks saw global equities and US stock futures climb in the overnight session. In commodities, crude oil prices are leading the rally, while soverei… read more...

Dollar Supported By U.S. Trade Optimism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 07:47:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Improved market and investor optimism for Sino- US trade talks saw global equities and US stock futures climb in the overnight session. In commodities, crude oil prices are leading the rally, while soverei… read more...

Dollar Supported By U.S. Trade Optimism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 07:47:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Improved market and investor optimism for Sino- US trade talks saw global equities and US stock futures climb in the overnight session. In commodities, crude oil prices are leading the rally, while soverei… read more...

2018 In The Numbers And What It Means For 2019 - Part VI: Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 11:00:08:000

There is no future without a past, because what is to be cannot be imagined except as a form of repetition. - Siri Hustvedt Background Normally, in a broadly-diversified portfolio, there's something that's working well, in any given year. The most intuitive example is the (histori… read more...

Risk Appetite Slips, Brexit, U.S. Trade And Government Shutdown In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 08:00:40:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about With the US government shutdown and the UK's Brexit standoff ongoing, coupled with the drawn-out Sino- US trade situation, there are enough reasons in play for investor market caution. Overnight, the… read more...

FX Weekly: Should The Fed Really Stop Its Tightening Cycle?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 14:25:46:000

Macro News Global: Through the course of last year, there were many signs that were warning of a potential rise in price volatility before the October sell-off in addition to the slowdown in leading economic indicators. A popular one that we like to watch is the Economic Policy Uncertain… read more...

FX Weekly: Should The Fed Really Stop Its Tightening Cycle?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 14:25:46:000

Macro News Global: Through the course of last year, there were many signs that were warning of a potential rise in price volatility before the October sell-off in addition to the slowdown in leading economic indicators. A popular one that we like to watch is the Economic Policy Uncertain… read more...

Dollar Loses Its Luster, More To Come

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 08:00:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 10: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities took a time-out overnight, ending a four-day rally as investor optimism over a possible easing in Sino- US trade tensions faded and concerns around global economic growth returned. Capi… read more...

Dollar Loses Its Luster, More To Come

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 08:00:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 10: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities took a time-out overnight, ending a four-day rally as investor optimism over a possible easing in Sino- US trade tensions faded and concerns around global economic growth returned. Capi… read more...

Dollar Loses Its Luster, More To Come

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 08:00:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 10: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities took a time-out overnight, ending a four-day rally as investor optimism over a possible easing in Sino- US trade tensions faded and concerns around global economic growth returned. Capi… read more...

Trio of Fed doves sends dollar lower

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 10:20:36:000

The Federal Reserve's Jim Bullard , Raphael Bostic, and Charles Evans are all on the tape this morning more or less promising at least a pause in the central bank's rate-hike cycle. More news on: Invesco DB USD Bullish ETF, Invesco CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF, Invesco CurrencyShares Bri… read more...

USD/CAD - Bank Of Canada Rate Decision In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 08:24:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 9: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are well supported for a third consecutive session as the US and China have found some common ground on trade. Note: Both countries agreed to extend trade talks in Beijing for an unsc… read more...

FX Weekly: Will 'Safe Havens' Outperform Again In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 01:23:20:000

Macro News Global: After an early good start, 2018 was first marked by a liquidity event in the volatility market in February followed by a sustained period of uncertainty in EM (and Europe), creating a significant divergence between the US and World (ex-US) equity indexes, and eventuall… read more...

U.S. Dollar Reprieve

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 07:51:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 8: Five things the markets are talking about European equities have found some support along with US stock futures overnight as investors' await developments on trade talks between the world's two largest economies. While in Asia, equities traded mix… read more...

Improved Risk Appetite Supports Dollar's Demise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 09:00:26:000

Monday January 7: Five things the markets are talking about In Asia overnight, investors' appetite for risk was boosted by 'dovish' comments from the Fed, positive US jobs data and China's monetary policy easing on Friday. However, market enthusiasm has waned a tad in the handover to t… read more...

USD/CHF: Seasonal Downside Incoming?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 01:20:49:000

Seasonal trends do not always hold up. They can easily break. In fact if there is one thing I have learned, it is very difficult to make money with "trends". Nevertheless, they can be useful when framed within a broader context. In this short article I will share a case of seasonality that I h… read more...

Will NFP Show A Surprise?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 07:55:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 4: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday's +271K surge in the ADP measure of private employment stateside in December provides further evidence that the US economy remains in healthy shape. The surprising headline print would suggest … read more...

Will NFP Show A Surprise?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 07:55:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 4: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday's +271K surge in the ADP measure of private employment stateside in December provides further evidence that the US economy remains in healthy shape. The surprising headline print would suggest … read more...

Will NFP Show A Surprise?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 07:55:55:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 4: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday's +271K surge in the ADP measure of private employment stateside in December provides further evidence that the US economy remains in healthy shape. The surprising headline print would suggest … read more...

U.S. Dollar Moves Exaggerated In Twilight Zone Hand-Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 08:01:53:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 3: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar fell aggressively on Wednesday evening (17:30 pm EDT), causing a brief currency crash in the US/Asian desk handover, on risk aversion rising due to falling equities in the US and after Appl… read more...

2019 Will Be An Echo Of 2016 Due To Central Bank Policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 03:23:41:000

This report will show how markets are developing the same characteristics as they developed in the 2015-2016 period when the big five global central banks last tried to tighten monetary policy. It will compare and contrast the behavior of each major asset class to the same time in 2015-2016 wh… read more...

EUR/CHF: Downside Bias Remains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 00:33:00:000

In a recent article posted on December 18, 2018, I predicted that the EUR/CHF currency pair would fall to 1.12000. At the time it was trading at around 1.12600. Today, it is trading at around 1.12300, after some short-lived upside in the days immediately following my article. Further, on D… read more...

A New Year Starting Off With The Same Old Trading Habits

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 09:36:12:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 2: Five things the markets are talking about Investors enter 2019 remaining increasingly uncertain about where sovereign bond markets are heading given the confused interplay between interest rates, growth, and inflation that intensified in Q4, 2018… read more...

2019: The Last Year For The Millennial To Be A Teenager

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 06:00:06:000

The year may be drawing to a close, but it is not clear that Annus Horribilis for investors will end. The projection of the 2017 synchronized growth upturn into 2018 hit the shoals of the business cycle. The fiscal stimulus gave the US an adrenaline rush, lifting growth to an average annualize… read more...

2019: The Last Year For The Millennial To Be A Teenager

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 06:00:06:000

The year may be drawing to a close, but it is not clear that Annus Horribilis for investors will end. The projection of the 2017 synchronized growth upturn into 2018 hit the shoals of the business cycle. The fiscal stimulus gave the US an adrenaline rush, lifting growth to an average annualize… read more...

2019: The Last Year For The Millennial To Be A Teenager

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 06:00:06:000

The year may be drawing to a close, but it is not clear that Annus Horribilis for investors will end. The projection of the 2017 synchronized growth upturn into 2018 hit the shoals of the business cycle. The fiscal stimulus gave the US an adrenaline rush, lifting growth to an average annualize… read more...

2019: The Last Year For The Millennial To Be A Teenager

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 06:00:06:000

The year may be drawing to a close, but it is not clear that Annus Horribilis for investors will end. The projection of the 2017 synchronized growth upturn into 2018 hit the shoals of the business cycle. The fiscal stimulus gave the US an adrenaline rush, lifting growth to an average annualize… read more...

Markets Stumble Into The Weekend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:21:27:000

Overview: There is little reprieve from the equity meltdown ahead of the weekend. Major markets in the Asia-Pacific region, including Japan, China, India, and Australia pushed lower. The MSCI index of the region is near 15-month lows. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is off about 0.6% near midday i… read more...

Markets Stumble Into The Weekend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:21:27:000

Overview: There is little reprieve from the equity meltdown ahead of the weekend. Major markets in the Asia-Pacific region, including Japan, China, India, and Australia pushed lower. The MSCI index of the region is near 15-month lows. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is off about 0.6% near midday i… read more...

Markets Stumble Into The Weekend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:21:27:000

Overview: There is little reprieve from the equity meltdown ahead of the weekend. Major markets in the Asia-Pacific region, including Japan, China, India, and Australia pushed lower. The MSCI index of the region is near 15-month lows. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is off about 0.6% near midday i… read more...

Stocks Slump And The Dollar Slides As Market Concludes Fed Is Mistaken

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 07:13:19:000

Overview: Once again the US equity market failed to hold on to even minimal upticks. The sharply lower close spurred follow-through selling in global equities. Few have been spared the wrath of investors who apparently were disappointed with the Fed and its reluctance to consider stopping th… read more...

Purchasing Power Parity Shifts In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 22:42:48:000

Nearly every investment strategy seems to fall in one of three buckets. There is trend-following - go with the underlying direction of prices - and its opposite, mean reversion, look for the trend to be reversed. Lastly, there are arbitrage strategies. We would put carry trades, where a low yi… read more...

The Fed's Paws May Still Unsettle Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 07:57:55:000

Overview: The failure of the S&P 500 to sustain even modest upside momentum yesterday is keeping traders on edge today, though another attempt on the upside is likely. Asian equities were mixed, with Chinese and Japanese shares lower. The Nikkei closed below the 21000 support level. Euro… read more...

EUR/CHF: Further Downside Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-18 02:04:35:000

The euro and the Swiss franc have an interesting relationship, in that the euro is commonly viewed as somewhat of a riskier currency (even a so-called risk-on currency), whereas the Swiss franc is typically viewed as a safe-haven currency (risk-off). Therefore, it follows that a strong euro … read more...

Extending market access for Swiss exchanges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 04:41:43:000

The European Commission is expected to officially give Switzerland a six-month reprieve that will allow its stock exchanges to maintain access to EU clients until June 2019. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Helvetia Fu… read more...

Pound Sterling Odds Of Parity Slashed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 07:10:43:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday December 13: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities have relinquished early gains while US futures and Asian stocks advanced as capital markets weigh up the latest progress in Sino- US trade relations. Sterling (1.2658) remains so… read more...

Pound Sterling Odds Of Parity Slashed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 07:10:43:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday December 13: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities have relinquished early gains while US futures and Asian stocks advanced as capital markets weigh up the latest progress in Sino- US trade relations. Sterling (1.2658) remains so… read more...

Pound Sterling Odds Of Parity Slashed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 07:10:43:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday December 13: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities have relinquished early gains while US futures and Asian stocks advanced as capital markets weigh up the latest progress in Sino- US trade relations. Sterling (1.2658) remains so… read more...

SNB retains expansive monetary policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 06:30:04:000

It's a busy central bank day across Europe. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Helvetia Fund, Global news and forex, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

SNB retains expansive monetary policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 06:30:04:000

It's a busy central bank day across Europe. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Helvetia Fund, Global news and forex, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

SNB retains expansive monetary policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 06:30:04:000

It's a busy central bank day across Europe. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Helvetia Fund, Global news and forex, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

FX Weekly: A 24-Hour Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-11 04:08:50:000

Macro News Global: Last week, market sentiment started significantly positive after US President Trump and Chinese President Jinping announced a 90-day ceasefire at the G20 summit in order to decrease trade tensions between the two economies. Tariffs on the $50bn worth of goods implement… read more...

A Couple More Events Before Seeing The End Of Difficult Week For Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 07:40:41:000

Overview: Global equities have stabilized after US equities recovered yesterday, with the NASDAQ 100 staging its biggest reversal in eight months and the S&P 500 recouping almost three percent to close 0.15% lower. Asia Pacific equities were mostly higher. Hong Kong shares, including t… read more...

A Couple More Events Before Seeing The End Of Difficult Week For Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 07:40:41:000

Overview: Global equities have stabilized after US equities recovered yesterday, with the NASDAQ 100 staging its biggest reversal in eight months and the S&P 500 recouping almost three percent to close 0.15% lower. Asia Pacific equities were mostly higher. Hong Kong shares, including t… read more...

A Couple More Events Before Seeing The End Of Difficult Week For Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 07:40:41:000

Overview: Global equities have stabilized after US equities recovered yesterday, with the NASDAQ 100 staging its biggest reversal in eight months and the S&P 500 recouping almost three percent to close 0.15% lower. Asia Pacific equities were mostly higher. Hong Kong shares, including t… read more...

A Couple More Events Before Seeing The End Of Difficult Week For Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 07:40:41:000

Overview: Global equities have stabilized after US equities recovered yesterday, with the NASDAQ 100 staging its biggest reversal in eight months and the S&P 500 recouping almost three percent to close 0.15% lower. Asia Pacific equities were mostly higher. Hong Kong shares, including t… read more...

Tensions accelerate between EU and Switzerland

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:10:27:000

Switzerlands divided cabinet looks bound for a clash with the EU following today's likely rejection of a draft treaty that has exposed deep divisions in Swiss attitudes toward its biggest trading partner. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Sw… read more...

Tensions accelerate between EU and Switzerland

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:10:27:000

Switzerlands divided cabinet looks bound for a clash with the EU following today's likely rejection of a draft treaty that has exposed deep divisions in Swiss attitudes toward its biggest trading partner. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Sw… read more...

Tensions accelerate between EU and Switzerland

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:10:27:000

Switzerlands divided cabinet looks bound for a clash with the EU following today's likely rejection of a draft treaty that has exposed deep divisions in Swiss attitudes toward its biggest trading partner. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Sw… read more...

Tensions accelerate between EU and Switzerland

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:10:27:000

Switzerlands divided cabinet looks bound for a clash with the EU following today's likely rejection of a draft treaty that has exposed deep divisions in Swiss attitudes toward its biggest trading partner. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Sw… read more...

Swiss Franc: My Outlook Remains Negative

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 10:29:11:000

Last month, I argued that there could be more weakness ahead for the Swiss franc versus the dollar. At the time, the currency was trading at a level of 0.9969. The currency has seen a slight revival over the past month: Source: investing.com However, if we take a broader look at the … read more...

New Spanner In U.S.-China Relations Weighs On Risk Appetites

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 08:23:32:000

Overview: The global capital markets were fragile amid trade uncertainty and economic slowdown fears. News that Canada arrested the CFO of Huawei ostensibly for violating the embargo against Iran triggered an almost immediate risk-off wave that has extended the equity markets losses, sendi… read more...

U.S. Market Closure May Be A Firebreak

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 08:06:14:000

Overview: The 3%+ drop in the S&P 500 yesterday kept global equities under pressure today, though losses in Asia and Europe were milder. In Asia, only Hong Kong and Taiwan benchmarks lost more than 1%. In Europe, the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is off about 0.8% in late morning turnover. Altho… read more...

Investors Fret Over Inverse Yield Curves And Global Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 07:58:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday December 5: Five things the markets are talking about Euro and Asian equities fell overnight, following the stateside rout Tuesday, though declines were contained. Currently, US equity futures are a tad better bid after China pledged to start delivering on… read more...

Sterling Rises On Get Out Of Jail Card

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:55:01:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday December 4: Five things the markets are talking about Stocks fell in Asia, are on the back foot in Europe, and looking to open in the red in North America as the market reins in its optimism over any breakthrough in the Sino- US trade war. US Treasury prices… read more...

Reluctant To Extend Dollar Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 07:28:41:000

Overview: The biggest US equity advance since Q1 has helped lift global markets today. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose for the fourth session, and nearly all the bourses in the region rallied with the notable exception of China and Hong Kong. Almost all the sectors in Europe are rallying … read more...

Reluctant To Extend Dollar Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 07:28:41:000

Overview: The biggest US equity advance since Q1 has helped lift global markets today. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose for the fourth session, and nearly all the bourses in the region rallied with the notable exception of China and Hong Kong. Almost all the sectors in Europe are rallying … read more...

Reluctant To Extend Dollar Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 07:28:41:000

Overview: The biggest US equity advance since Q1 has helped lift global markets today. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose for the fourth session, and nearly all the bourses in the region rallied with the notable exception of China and Hong Kong. Almost all the sectors in Europe are rallying … read more...

Sterling Falls On Brexit Vote Worries, Trump Weighs In

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 07:50:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday November 27: Five things the markets are talking about US stock futures are lower; along with European shares while gains in Asian equities were capped overnight after President Trump's comments on further Chinese tariff hikes cast doubt on an ending to a tr… read more...

Sterling Falls On Brexit Vote Worries, Trump Weighs In

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 07:50:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday November 27: Five things the markets are talking about US stock futures are lower; along with European shares while gains in Asian equities were capped overnight after President Trump's comments on further Chinese tariff hikes cast doubt on an ending to a tr… read more...

Timetable pushed back for Swiss-EU deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 05:23:34:000

The Swiss government aims to clinch a deal with the EU on a new treaty governing relations in 2019, pushing back the timetable for an accord that both sides had intended to conclude this year. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF… read more...

Timetable pushed back for Swiss-EU deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 05:23:34:000

The Swiss government aims to clinch a deal with the EU on a new treaty governing relations in 2019, pushing back the timetable for an accord that both sides had intended to conclude this year. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF… read more...

Swiss Franc - A Star Of The Next Cycle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 15:33:25:000

Introduction The Swiss Franc is a more exciting currency than most might think. Investors perceive it as a safe haven. Liquidity got regularly converted into Swiss Francs during periods of market turbulence in the past few decades. Switzerland prospered with its economic model and neutrality… read more...

Italy To Change Budget Stance Lifts Risk Appetite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:02:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday November 26: Five things the markets are talking about Aside from the FAANG share liquidation to the tune of $1 Trillion in face value last week, capital markets have been grappling with the expected pace of the Fed rate hikes for 2019. A December Fed hike h… read more...

Swiss reject 'self-determination' initiative

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 06:45:00:000

In a referendum held over the weekend, Swiss voters rejected a "self-determination" initiative, which would have asserted the supremacy of the Swiss constitution over international treaties. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, … read more...

Equity Bleeding Has Temporarily Stopped

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 08:34:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday November 21: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday, major US indices extended their losses into a second-day as the relentless selling in technology and high beta names continued to wreak havoc. However, the bleeding seems to have temporar… read more...

Equity Bleeding Has Temporarily Stopped

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 08:34:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday November 21: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday, major US indices extended their losses into a second-day as the relentless selling in technology and high beta names continued to wreak havoc. However, the bleeding seems to have temporar… read more...

Equity Bleeding Has Temporarily Stopped

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 08:34:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday November 21: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday, major US indices extended their losses into a second-day as the relentless selling in technology and high beta names continued to wreak havoc. However, the bleeding seems to have temporar… read more...

Equity Bleeding Has Temporarily Stopped

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 08:34:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday November 21: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday, major US indices extended their losses into a second-day as the relentless selling in technology and high beta names continued to wreak havoc. However, the bleeding seems to have temporar… read more...

Bitcoin Loses 30% In A Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 07:55:20:000

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EUR/USD - Euro Unchanged As Investors Look For Clues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 08:11:53:000

By Kenny Fisher EUR/USD has started the week unchanged. In Monday's European session, the pair is trading at 1.1424, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events on the schedule. The eurozone's current surplus dropped sharply to EUR 16.9 billion, short of the foreca… read more...

Brexit Worries Dominate Market Moves

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 08:55:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday November 16: Five things the markets are talking about Earlier this week UK PM Theresa May agreed a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with Brussels. Her cabinet backed it on Wednesday - but there have since been resignations. Six government ministers, incl… read more...

Brexit Worries Dominate Market Moves

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 08:55:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday November 16: Five things the markets are talking about Earlier this week UK PM Theresa May agreed a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with Brussels. Her cabinet backed it on Wednesday - but there have since been resignations. Six government ministers, incl… read more...

Brexit Worries Dominate Market Moves

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 08:55:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday November 16: Five things the markets are talking about Earlier this week UK PM Theresa May agreed a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with Brussels. Her cabinet backed it on Wednesday - but there have since been resignations. Six government ministers, incl… read more...

The Dollar Is Flying High

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 06:00:00:000

The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency of the world, which means that central banks and governments favor the U.S. currency when it comes to their foreign exchange reserve holdings. The dollar's long history of stability compared to other exchange instruments is the reason for its status arou… read more...

The Dollar Is Flying High

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 06:00:00:000

The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency of the world, which means that central banks and governments favor the U.S. currency when it comes to their foreign exchange reserve holdings. The dollar's long history of stability compared to other exchange instruments is the reason for its status arou… read more...

The Dollar Is Flying High

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 06:00:00:000

The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency of the world, which means that central banks and governments favor the U.S. currency when it comes to their foreign exchange reserve holdings. The dollar's long history of stability compared to other exchange instruments is the reason for its status arou… read more...

Pound Plummets On Brexit Resignations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 09:53:19:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday November 15: Five things the markets are talking about Earlier this morning UK Brexit Minister Dominic Raab resigned, a day after PM May's Cabinet agreed the wording of a post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU. Raab said he could not support,… read more...

Sterling Braces For Wild Moves After Cabinet Meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 07:47:38:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday November 14: Five things the markets are talking about European stocks have started today's session deep in the 'red,' beating losses in Asia overnight and US futures, as the market considers the ongoing rout in oil market and a mixed bag of data on China'… read more...

Ominous Signs In Europe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 08:01:13:000

Watching the price action of EUR/CHF, Italian 10-year government bond yields, and a number of European equity indices, I see ominous signs that all is not healthy in Europe. I will begin with EUR/CHF ( FXE ) ( FXF ). If the macroeconomic backdrop were stable and rosy, EUR/CHF should in all… read more...

Ominous Signs In Europe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 08:01:13:000

Watching the price action of EUR/CHF, Italian 10-year government bond yields, and a number of European equity indices, I see ominous signs that all is not healthy in Europe. I will begin with EUR/CHF ( FXE ) ( FXF ). If the macroeconomic backdrop were stable and rosy, EUR/CHF should in all… read more...

Fed Next, EUR And GBP Struggle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 08:01:41:000

Thursday November 8: Five things the markets are talking about Equity euphoria continued in the overnight session as global stock markets extended their US midterm election rally, again supported by strong corporate earnings results. However, US futures suggest a softer open to the No… read more...

Fed Next, EUR And GBP Struggle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 08:01:41:000

Thursday November 8: Five things the markets are talking about Equity euphoria continued in the overnight session as global stock markets extended their US midterm election rally, again supported by strong corporate earnings results. However, US futures suggest a softer open to the No… read more...

Fed Next, EUR And GBP Struggle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 08:01:41:000

Thursday November 8: Five things the markets are talking about Equity euphoria continued in the overnight session as global stock markets extended their US midterm election rally, again supported by strong corporate earnings results. However, US futures suggest a softer open to the No… read more...

Equities And Bonds Jump, While The Dollar Slumps

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 08:04:28:000

Overview: The dollar has fallen against nearly every currency. It had been moving lower at the start of the week, but what seems like a correction broadened and deepened following the US midterm election, The outcome was largely in line with expectations for the Republicans to hold the S… read more...

Risk Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 08:29:35:000

Overview: Cynicism over the prospects of a resolution to US-Chinese trade tensions and a break-through in UK-EC Brexit talks appears to be injecting a more cautious tone to the capital markets. The recovery in equities has stalled. The MSCI Asia Pacific benchmark halted a four-day rally… read more...

Risk Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 08:29:35:000

Overview: Cynicism over the prospects of a resolution to US-Chinese trade tensions and a break-through in UK-EC Brexit talks appears to be injecting a more cautious tone to the capital markets. The recovery in equities has stalled. The MSCI Asia Pacific benchmark halted a four-day rally… read more...

Greenback Is Unable To Recover Ahead Of Jobs Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 07:12:24:000

Overview: The markets have taken an important step away from the edge. A major threat to investors has emanated from the US as the "America First" agenda meant trade tensions with nearly every country. Trump signaled yesterday of progress in talks with China, and today the press reports th… read more...

Greenback Is Unable To Recover Ahead Of Jobs Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 07:12:24:000

Overview: The markets have taken an important step away from the edge. A major threat to investors has emanated from the US as the "America First" agenda meant trade tensions with nearly every country. Trump signaled yesterday of progress in talks with China, and today the press reports th… read more...

Greenback Is Unable To Recover Ahead Of Jobs Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 07:12:24:000

Overview: The markets have taken an important step away from the edge. A major threat to investors has emanated from the US as the "America First" agenda meant trade tensions with nearly every country. Trump signaled yesterday of progress in talks with China, and today the press reports th… read more...

Brexit Breakthrough Hopes Lift Sterling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 08:12:05:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday November 1: Five things the markets are talking about October was the worst month in six-years for global equities, and despite a 48-hour reprieve on the final two-day's of trading as investors balanced portfolios, November begins with regional bourses provi… read more...

Dollar Slumps To Start New Month

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 07:11:47:000

Overview: It appears that month-end considerations deterred the dollar selling that the technical indicators warned was coming and as the new month starts, the dollar is offered. It is weaker against all the major currencies and most of the emerging market currencies. The two main developm… read more...

U.S. Dollar Has Earned Its Stripes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 08:43:29:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday October 29: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are rallying for a second consecutive session, along with US futures as Asian indexes rebounded as the market turned its attention again to a number of corporate earnings and the prospects f… read more...

U.S. Dollar Has Earned Its Stripes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 08:43:29:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday October 29: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are rallying for a second consecutive session, along with US futures as Asian indexes rebounded as the market turned its attention again to a number of corporate earnings and the prospects f… read more...

October 28, 2018: Forex Weekly - Relative Valuation And Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 10:23:54:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

Market Awaits U.S. Leadership

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 10:09:38:000

Overview: The capital markets appear to be waiting for US leadership for direction. The dollar is mostly slightly firmer against the major currencies, though the dollar bloc is firm. Emerging market currencies are mixed, though the high beta Turkish lira and South African rand are posting … read more...

CHF - Safe Haven Remains In Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 15:00:22:000

The EUR/CHF has been trading at low levels for quite some time as safe havens remain in demand due to ongoing trade tensions between the US and China and uncertainties regarding the Italian budget and Brexit. Fears of further decline in global equity markets caused by Feds monetary pol… read more...

CHF - Safe Haven Remains In Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 15:00:22:000

The EUR/CHF has been trading at low levels for quite some time as safe havens remain in demand due to ongoing trade tensions between the US and China and uncertainties regarding the Italian budget and Brexit. Fears of further decline in global equity markets caused by Feds monetary pol… read more...

CHF - Safe Haven Remains In Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 15:00:22:000

The EUR/CHF has been trading at low levels for quite some time as safe havens remain in demand due to ongoing trade tensions between the US and China and uncertainties regarding the Italian budget and Brexit. Fears of further decline in global equity markets caused by Feds monetary pol… read more...

Our October Guide To Global Central Banks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 05:30:25:000

By Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist ING Germany ; Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland ; James Knightley, Chief International Economist ; James Smith, Developed Markets Economist ; Jonas Goltermann, Developed Market Economist ; Robert Carnell, Chief Eco… read more...

Our October Guide To Global Central Banks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 05:30:25:000

By Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist ING Germany ; Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland ; James Knightley, Chief International Economist ; James Smith, Developed Markets Economist ; Jonas Goltermann, Developed Market Economist ; Robert Carnell, Chief Eco… read more...

Our October Guide To Global Central Banks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 05:30:25:000

By Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist ING Germany ; Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland ; James Knightley, Chief International Economist ; James Smith, Developed Markets Economist ; Jonas Goltermann, Developed Market Economist ; Robert Carnell, Chief Eco… read more...

A Nervous Beginning To The Start Of The Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 09:40:07:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday October 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities remain better supported this Monday morning after Chinese stocks surged overnight on senior officials' verbal intervention. The 'mighty' US dollar has eased a tad along with treasuries, whi… read more...

Pick Your Poison

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 08:19:22:000

Friday October 19: Five things the markets are talking about Global concerns about rising yields, a deteriorating economic outlook and rising geopolitical tensions has capital markets closing out this volatile week on the back foot. China's slowing economic growth, Brexit and tensions be… read more...

Pick Your Poison

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 08:19:22:000

Friday October 19: Five things the markets are talking about Global concerns about rising yields, a deteriorating economic outlook and rising geopolitical tensions has capital markets closing out this volatile week on the back foot. China's slowing economic growth, Brexit and tensions be… read more...

Pick Your Poison

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 08:19:22:000

Friday October 19: Five things the markets are talking about Global concerns about rising yields, a deteriorating economic outlook and rising geopolitical tensions has capital markets closing out this volatile week on the back foot. China's slowing economic growth, Brexit and tensions be… read more...

The Swiss Franc Will Collapse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 06:09:14:000

Keith Weiner and Michael Oliver return as guests on the radio program. One of the strongest fiat currencies over many decades has been the Swiss franc. It has been so strong in fact that the Swiss National Bank orchestrated negative interest rates to weaken it. Keith will explain how permane… read more...

The Buck Cannot Find A Bid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:08:12:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday October 16: Five things the markets are talking about The 'big' dollar came under pressure yesterday and is finding it difficult to gain much traction this morning as investors taking profit on US assets outweighs concerns about Italy, Brexit and a Sino- US … read more...

The Buck Cannot Find A Bid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:08:12:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday October 16: Five things the markets are talking about The 'big' dollar came under pressure yesterday and is finding it difficult to gain much traction this morning as investors taking profit on US assets outweighs concerns about Italy, Brexit and a Sino- US … read more...

Geopolitical Risks And Yields Dominate Proceedings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 07:50:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday October 15: Five things the markets are talking about Following a weekend of warnings on global economic fragility from G10 finance leaders at an IMF meeting in Bali, has global equities starting this new week on the back foot, with regional bourses in Asia an… read more...

Dollar Gains Pause, But Probably Not For Long

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 08:15:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday October 10: Five things the markets are talking about US treasury yields are largely stable, after declining from their seven-year high print yesterday. Euro equities are on the back foot after Asia stocks managed to break a multi losing session. Else… read more...

Dollar Gains Pause, But Probably Not For Long

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 08:15:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday October 10: Five things the markets are talking about US treasury yields are largely stable, after declining from their seven-year high print yesterday. Euro equities are on the back foot after Asia stocks managed to break a multi losing session. Else… read more...

Dollar Gains Pause, But Probably Not For Long

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 08:15:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday October 10: Five things the markets are talking about US treasury yields are largely stable, after declining from their seven-year high print yesterday. Euro equities are on the back foot after Asia stocks managed to break a multi losing session. Else… read more...

Will The Bond Market Bloodbath Resume?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 08:01:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday October 9: five things the markets are talking about The first day back in a holiday-shortened trading week again sees US Treasury yields creeping higher, trading atop of their seven-year high yields. This aggressive backing up of sovereign yields this month… read more...

The United States - The One And Only Master Of The (Investment) Universe Might Be Heading Towards A Pyrrhic Victory

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 08:25:11:000

Background Everywhere you look (everywhere you look) There's a heart (there's a heart) A hand to hold on to Everywhere you look (everywhere you look) There's a face (There's a face) Of somebody who needs you Everywhere you look (everywhere you look) When you lost out there and you'r… read more...

NFP - What To Expect

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 08:42:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday October 5: Five things the market is talking about The granddaddy of economic indicators - US non-farm payrolls ((NFP)) for September - will be released later this morning (8:30 am EDT) along with the Canadian jobs report. Today's US number is 'big,' espe… read more...

NFP - What To Expect

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 08:42:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday October 5: Five things the market is talking about The granddaddy of economic indicators - US non-farm payrolls ((NFP)) for September - will be released later this morning (8:30 am EDT) along with the Canadian jobs report. Today's US number is 'big,' espe… read more...

NFP - What To Expect

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 08:42:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday October 5: Five things the market is talking about The granddaddy of economic indicators - US non-farm payrolls ((NFP)) for September - will be released later this morning (8:30 am EDT) along with the Canadian jobs report. Today's US number is 'big,' espe… read more...

Swiss begin sharing account data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 06:22:02:000

The end of an era… The age of mystery-cloaked numbered bank accounts has officially come to a close in Switzerland, the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Hel... read more...

Swiss begin sharing account data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 06:22:02:000

The end of an era… The age of mystery-cloaked numbered bank accounts has officially come to a close in Switzerland, the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Hel... read more...

Swiss begin sharing account data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 06:22:02:000

The end of an era… The age of mystery-cloaked numbered bank accounts has officially come to a close in Switzerland, the worlds biggest center for managing offshore wealth. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust ETF, iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped ETF, Swiss Hel... read more...

Dollar Consolidates Gains While Yields Continue To Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 09:14:00:000

Overview: The US dollar is consolidating yesterday's gains against most of the major currencies, though the dollar bloc is underperforming. Bond yields are moving higher, and equities are lower. With a light data and events stream, the price action itself is the news. US yields: The ma… read more...

Euro, Sterling And Yen Stabilize, While Antipodean Currencies Extend Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 08:03:05:000

Overview: The US dollar is narrowly mixed against the major currencies. The dollar-bloc currencies are softer, with the Australian and New Zealand dollars pushed lower by poor data. The euro is posting corrective upticks after the $1.15 area held yesterday, and Italy may cut the budget defic… read more...

Italy: Risk On, Risk Off?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 07:57:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday October 3: Five things the markets are talking about European markets have so far shrugged off losses in Asia to post gains this morning amid hopes that Italy's budget deficit could be lowered, but concerns about the country's debt and budget plans remain. … read more...

Risk Sentiment Is Shifting And Headline-Driven

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 08:25:03:000

Tuesday Oct. 2: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are in a somber mood as a number of reasons for caution come to the fore. Brexit rhetoric and the Italian government's fiscal plans top the agenda, followed closely by trade deals and tariffs and political drama in… read more...

New NAFTA Supports Loonie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 08:04:05:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday October 1: Five things the markets are talking about Canada's loonie, the Mexican peso, along with North American stock futures have gained overnight after the US and Canada confirmed a deal to save the 'old' NAFTA, now named USMCA - United States, Mexico, C… read more...

Gone In 60 Seconds: From 81% To 1%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 09:34:55:000

The Fed has hiked rates and signaled more to come. In his press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has delivered few interesting messages. To wit, the highlights (emphases added). Regarding the removal of the word "accommodative" from the statement: Dropping accommodat… read more...

Gone In 60 Seconds: From 81% To 1%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 09:34:55:000

The Fed has hiked rates and signaled more to come. In his press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has delivered few interesting messages. To wit, the highlights (emphases added). Regarding the removal of the word "accommodative" from the statement: Dropping accommodat… read more...

Gone In 60 Seconds: From 81% To 1%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 09:34:55:000

The Fed has hiked rates and signaled more to come. In his press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has delivered few interesting messages. To wit, the highlights (emphases added). Regarding the removal of the word "accommodative" from the statement: Dropping accommodat… read more...

Look To Fed's Powell For Help

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 08:33:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday September 26: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks are trading mixed ahead of today's FOMC rate decision, with Asian shares closing out higher, while Euro bourses are a tad down as Italy's budget talks continue to be a source of concern. … read more...

If In Doubt, Look To The Fed For Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 08:37:03:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday September 25: Five things the markets are talking about It's a return to the drawing board for many investors who are now back online beginning their holiday shortened Asian trading week. Euro equities are trading mixed following a "get back to basics" Asia… read more...

Greenback Remains At The Fulcrum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:19:07:000

Overview The major currencies are mixed in quiet turnover. Most of the European currencies are firmer, while the dollar bloc currencies, yen and Swiss franc are softer. Emerging market currencies are steady to higher, though there are a few exceptions in Asia, where the Indonesian rupiah and… read more...

Mixed Start To Busy Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 09:10:45:000

Market Overview: Holidays in Japan, China, South Korea, and Taiwan made for a slow start to the last week of Q3 18. The US dollar is mixed, gaining against the dollar-bloc currencies, yen and Swiss franc, slipping against the European complex. With China formally canceling trade talks with… read more...

Fed And Trade Threats To Drive Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 08:47:24:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday September 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are under pressure as China called off planned trade talks with U.S, potentially triggering an escalation in the tariff war between the world's largest economies. Note: US' tariffs on +… read more...

Central Banks Up The Ante To Normalize Interest Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 07:56:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday September 21: Five things the markets are talking about Aside from trade, tariff and retaliation, central banks are upping the ante to "normalize" interest rates. This week, Norway's Norges Bank has joined the BoE, and the central banks of the Czech Republic… read more...

Central Banks Up The Ante To Normalize Interest Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 07:56:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday September 21: Five things the markets are talking about Aside from trade, tariff and retaliation, central banks are upping the ante to "normalize" interest rates. This week, Norway's Norges Bank has joined the BoE, and the central banks of the Czech Republic… read more...

Central Banks Up The Ante To Normalize Interest Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 07:56:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday September 21: Five things the markets are talking about Aside from trade, tariff and retaliation, central banks are upping the ante to "normalize" interest rates. This week, Norway's Norges Bank has joined the BoE, and the central banks of the Czech Republic… read more...

Swiss National Bank: Extremely Cautious As Risks Increase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 00:18:20:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The central bank kept rates on hold at its September meeting and appears to be really cautious signalling a dovish monetary policy over the coming years Unchanged monetary policy The Swiss National Bank maintained the target ran… read more...

Swiss National Bank: Extremely Cautious As Risks Increase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 00:18:20:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The central bank kept rates on hold at its September meeting and appears to be really cautious signalling a dovish monetary policy over the coming years Unchanged monetary policy The Swiss National Bank maintained the target ran… read more...

Swiss National Bank: Extremely Cautious As Risks Increase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 00:18:20:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The central bank kept rates on hold at its September meeting and appears to be really cautious signalling a dovish monetary policy over the coming years Unchanged monetary policy The Swiss National Bank maintained the target ran… read more...

U.S. Safe Haven Appeal Diminishes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 08:01:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday September 20: Five things the markets are talking about It's not been easy, two and two do not add up when trading these Twitter directional asset classes. Fundamentals have been temporary ignored as the 'lemming' trades takes a grip. Fading market fears o… read more...

Where To Hide? That's The Next Million-Dollar Question

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 07:52:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday September 18: Five things the markets are talking about It was coming, the market new it was coming, just when, and how much, were the unknown variables. President Trump has imposed an additional +10% tariffs on about +$200B worth of imports from China, ris… read more...

Where To Hide? That's The Next Million-Dollar Question

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 07:52:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday September 18: Five things the markets are talking about It was coming, the market new it was coming, just when, and how much, were the unknown variables. President Trump has imposed an additional +10% tariffs on about +$200B worth of imports from China, ris… read more...

Italy's Budget Squeezing EUR/CHF

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 10:43:03:000

After a brief and nostalgic return to 1.20 levels, EUR/CHF has rapidly tumbled. 1.20 is significant as it was the level the Swiss National Bank (SNB) had pegged the CHF to the EUR, before it was forced to dissolve the peg in 2015 as the commitment got increasingly expensive with the European C… read more...

Dollar Slips, Though Emerging Markets Trade Heavily

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 09:29:39:000

The US dollar is beginning the new week on a soft note, as China threatens not to accept the invitation for trade talks in Washington if the US imposes new tariffs on $200 bln of its goods, which the Wall Street Journal reports could come as early as today. Meanwhile, the MSCI Emerging Ma… read more...

No Tariffs, Now Tariffs, What Gives?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 08:10:51:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday September 17: Five things the markets are talking about The possibility of a new round on tariffs on Chinese goods is not helping equity markets this Monday morning. The 'big' dollar is holding onto Friday's gains as investors try and acclimatize themselves to… read more...

Examining Crowded Positioning In Precious Metals And Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 06:54:01:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website . Al… read more...

Examining Crowded Positioning In Precious Metals And Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 06:54:01:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website . Al… read more...

Erdogan Hurts TRY Ahead Of CBRT Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 08:29:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday September 13: Five things the markets are talking about US equity futures and euro regional bourses trade steady after the overnight Asian session put an end to its longest losing streak since 2002 on fresh hopes that the worlds' two largest economies will … read more...

Erdogan Hurts TRY Ahead Of CBRT Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 08:29:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday September 13: Five things the markets are talking about US equity futures and euro regional bourses trade steady after the overnight Asian session put an end to its longest losing streak since 2002 on fresh hopes that the worlds' two largest economies will … read more...

Dynamic Currency Overlay: What's Behind The Signals?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 05:49:56:000

By Jeremy Schwartz, CFA, Director of Research WisdomTree has worked with Record Currency Management (Record) to use its currency research and currency signals to help support dynamically hedging currency exposures within international equity strategies. In international investing, currenci… read more...

Dynamic Currency Overlay: What's Behind The Signals?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 05:49:56:000

By Jeremy Schwartz, CFA, Director of Research WisdomTree has worked with Record Currency Management (Record) to use its currency research and currency signals to help support dynamically hedging currency exposures within international equity strategies. In international investing, currenci… read more...

Trump Trade War Worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 08:49:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday September 10: Five things the markets are talking about Trade talks, tariffs threats, EM contagion fears and central bank decisions are dominating asset price moves this month. Add geopolitical risks and US impeachment possibilities, market volatility is ex… read more...

Trump Trade War Worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 08:49:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday September 10: Five things the markets are talking about Trade talks, tariffs threats, EM contagion fears and central bank decisions are dominating asset price moves this month. Add geopolitical risks and US impeachment possibilities, market volatility is ex… read more...

Trump Trade War Worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 08:49:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday September 10: Five things the markets are talking about Trade talks, tariffs threats, EM contagion fears and central bank decisions are dominating asset price moves this month. Add geopolitical risks and US impeachment possibilities, market volatility is ex… read more...

BoC Can Wait, But Could Still Hike Rates Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 08:02:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday September 5: Five things the markets are talking about A new month, but the same mantra - trade concerns continue to simmer and erode risk appetite as emerging markets slide. Yesterday it was EM currencies, today its global equities that are under stress,… read more...

BoC Can Wait, But Could Still Hike Rates Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 08:02:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday September 5: Five things the markets are talking about A new month, but the same mantra - trade concerns continue to simmer and erode risk appetite as emerging markets slide. Yesterday it was EM currencies, today its global equities that are under stress,… read more...

BoC Can Wait, But Could Still Hike Rates Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 08:02:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday September 5: Five things the markets are talking about A new month, but the same mantra - trade concerns continue to simmer and erode risk appetite as emerging markets slide. Yesterday it was EM currencies, today its global equities that are under stress,… read more...

Here's Why The Dollar Index Is Going To Collapse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 10:09:58:000

As we watch emerging market currencies continue their epic collapse against the dollar, it's best not to get caught up in the assumption that the same can't happen to the dollar itself. It can, and as I show here through quantitative monetary analysis, it likely will. As I detailed back in … read more...

EM Rout Not Yet Complete

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 08:05:45:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday September 4: Five things the markets are talking about In the last week of August, it was trade and tariff wars along with EM currency capitulation that were the driving forces behind asset prices. Thrown into the mix, G10 central banks and geopolitical ris… read more...

Threat Of 'Currency Bullying'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 01:21:22:000

On 24 July, the International Monetary Fund released its 2018 External Sector Report, its latest assessment of the current account balances of the worlds 30 largest economies. There was no major change relative to previous years, and the configuration of global surpluses and deficits… read more...

Trump Trade Talk Hurts Stocks And E.M. Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 08:10:11:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 31: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of global growth taking a hit from a damaging US-China relationship remains 'front and center.' Global equities trade under pressure in the last session of the month after US President Trump st… read more...

Trump Trade Talk Hurts Stocks And E.M. Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 08:10:11:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 31: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of global growth taking a hit from a damaging US-China relationship remains 'front and center.' Global equities trade under pressure in the last session of the month after US President Trump st… read more...

Trump Trade Talk Hurts Stocks And E.M. Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 08:10:11:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 31: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of global growth taking a hit from a damaging US-China relationship remains 'front and center.' Global equities trade under pressure in the last session of the month after US President Trump st… read more...

Trump Trade Talk Hurts Stocks And E.M. Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 08:10:11:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 31: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of global growth taking a hit from a damaging US-China relationship remains 'front and center.' Global equities trade under pressure in the last session of the month after US President Trump st… read more...

Trade Talks To Dictate Next Dollar Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 07:52:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday August 29: Five things the markets are talking about For now, trade negotiations remain the dominant theme for market moves as uncertainty over how Canada will respond to Monday's 'non-ratified' agreement between the US and Mexico. US-Canada talks are u… read more...

Trade Talks To Dictate Next Dollar Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 07:52:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday August 29: Five things the markets are talking about For now, trade negotiations remain the dominant theme for market moves as uncertainty over how Canada will respond to Monday's 'non-ratified' agreement between the US and Mexico. US-Canada talks are u… read more...

Grand Currency Manipulation In The Dollar On The Horizon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 06:02:00:000

When it comes to price variance in markets across all asset classes, the currency markets tend to display the lowest level of volatility. Currency moves to the up or downside in the primary foreign exchange instruments of the world like the dollar and euro typically occur over long periods. Si… read more...

Grand Currency Manipulation In The Dollar On The Horizon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 06:02:00:000

When it comes to price variance in markets across all asset classes, the currency markets tend to display the lowest level of volatility. Currency moves to the up or downside in the primary foreign exchange instruments of the world like the dollar and euro typically occur over long periods. Si… read more...

Canada Should Expect Tough Trade Negotiations With U.S.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 07:57:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday August 28: Five things the markets are talking about Any trade deal is good for capital markets; even yesterday's US/Mexico "non-ratified" trade announcement has been able to push US stocks to new records, G10 currencies and commodities to multi week highs. … read more...

CHF - When It Rains, It Pours

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 16:03:46:000

Elevated risk aversion at the beginning of last week due to Turkish crisis and sharp lira depreciation resulted in increased demand for safe heaven asset. As always, franc was in demand and EUR/CHF exchange rate fell below 1.13 mark at certain point - hitting the lowest level in more than a ye… read more...

CHF - When It Rains, It Pours

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 16:03:46:000

Elevated risk aversion at the beginning of last week due to Turkish crisis and sharp lira depreciation resulted in increased demand for safe heaven asset. As always, franc was in demand and EUR/CHF exchange rate fell below 1.13 mark at certain point - hitting the lowest level in more than a ye… read more...

CHF - When It Rains, It Pours

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 16:03:46:000

Elevated risk aversion at the beginning of last week due to Turkish crisis and sharp lira depreciation resulted in increased demand for safe heaven asset. As always, franc was in demand and EUR/CHF exchange rate fell below 1.13 mark at certain point - hitting the lowest level in more than a ye… read more...

CHF - When It Rains, It Pours

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 16:03:46:000

Elevated risk aversion at the beginning of last week due to Turkish crisis and sharp lira depreciation resulted in increased demand for safe heaven asset. As always, franc was in demand and EUR/CHF exchange rate fell below 1.13 mark at certain point - hitting the lowest level in more than a ye… read more...

Why The Swiss Franc Could Have Long-Term Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 09:16:27:000

In last weeks article , I made the argument that the Swiss franc could continue to remain strong, in light of a risk-off sentiment precipitated by the Turkish lira devaluation. Since then, we have seen the CHF rise significantly against the greenback, while the euro continues to dec… read more...

Why The Swiss Franc Could Have Long-Term Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 09:16:27:000

In last weeks article , I made the argument that the Swiss franc could continue to remain strong, in light of a risk-off sentiment precipitated by the Turkish lira devaluation. Since then, we have seen the CHF rise significantly against the greenback, while the euro continues to dec… read more...

Why The Swiss Franc Could Have Long-Term Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 09:16:27:000

In last weeks article , I made the argument that the Swiss franc could continue to remain strong, in light of a risk-off sentiment precipitated by the Turkish lira devaluation. Since then, we have seen the CHF rise significantly against the greenback, while the euro continues to dec… read more...

Why The Swiss Franc Could Have Long-Term Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 09:16:27:000

In last weeks article , I made the argument that the Swiss franc could continue to remain strong, in light of a risk-off sentiment precipitated by the Turkish lira devaluation. Since then, we have seen the CHF rise significantly against the greenback, while the euro continues to dec… read more...

Tariffs Support U.S. Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 07:54:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday August 23: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar has rallied for the first time in six-sessions as the markets waits for rhetoric from Jackson Hole where a meeting of global central bankers begins this evening. Yesterday, the Federal Re… read more...

What The Emerging Markets Currency Crisis Means For Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 05:15:07:000

Jordan Roy-Byrne: Hello again everyone. Welcome back to the Atlas Investor Podcast with Tiho Brkan. This is episode number 20 and today we will be focusing on currencies. Tiho, brother, how are you doing and are you ready to break down the currency market? Tiho Brkan: Yes, we've got a l… read more...

Trump's Legal Woes Are Markets Center Of Attention

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 07:59:59:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday August 22: Five things the markets are talking about This morning US stock futures are under pressure, while both Europe and Asia equity sessions overnight traded mixed as investors try to guesstimate the potential fallout from President Trump's latest leg… read more...

When To Care About Foreign Exchange Issues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 08:01:19:000

The last months investors have been witness to fairly volatile foreign exchange markets, hyperinflation in a few Latin American nations, and most of all the Turkish lira crisis. There are two sides to this issue. The first is the risk of financial contagion. Contagion is extremely reflexi… read more...

Market Spooked On Trump's U.S. Dollar Comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 07:59:32:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday August 21: Five things the markets are talking about The 'big' dollar has dropped for a fourth consecutive session, along with US Treasuries after President Trump criticized his own appointed Fed Chairman's interest-rate hikes. Trump said he is not "thril… read more...

Trade And Jackson Hole Talks Top Dollar Bulls Agenda

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 08:09:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday August 20: Five things the markets are talking about With "risk-on and off" trading strategies dominating proceedings this summer, expect this to be another action packed week despite the lack of economic data releases. A stronger US dollar and higher inter… read more...

Turkish Lira Rally Halted On U.S. Sanctions Threat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 08:31:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 17: Five things the markets are talking about Global trade worries have not disappeared, they are just on hiatus, as market participants prefer to regroup and strategize in this unorthodox US trade and foreign policy environment. Emerging market wor… read more...

Turkish Lira Rally Halted On U.S. Sanctions Threat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 08:31:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 17: Five things the markets are talking about Global trade worries have not disappeared, they are just on hiatus, as market participants prefer to regroup and strategize in this unorthodox US trade and foreign policy environment. Emerging market wor… read more...

Turkish Lira Rally Halted On U.S. Sanctions Threat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 08:31:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 17: Five things the markets are talking about Global trade worries have not disappeared, they are just on hiatus, as market participants prefer to regroup and strategize in this unorthodox US trade and foreign policy environment. Emerging market wor… read more...

Turkish Lira Erases Its Economic Attack Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 09:23:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday August 16: Five things the markets are talking about This week, the mighty US dollar has gained traction from safe-haven investment flows on the back of trade disputes between the US and China. Nonetheless, investor risk sentiment has received a boost … read more...

Markets Digest Turkish Troubles With Heightened Risk Over Next 24-Hours

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 08:06:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday August 15: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities traded mixed overnight as market risk appetite continues to be tested by Turkey's induced turmoil. US Treasuries prices have climbed a tad, while the greenback trades atop its 15-month hi… read more...

Phew! Turkey Bashing Takes A Break For Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 08:30:05:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday August 14: Five things the markets are talking about Tuesday sees a tentative reprieve for global equities in the wake of Turkey's induced turmoil and the forex market has managed to stabilize a tad, aided by reports this morning that the Turkish Finance Mini… read more...

A Market Bloodbath As Turkey Fever Spreads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 08:26:47:000

By Dean Popplewell Just when you thought it was safe to invest in an asset that made sense, be it forex, bonds or stocks, fear and contagion has suddenly appeared, and in under 48-hours has severely bullied emerging markets into near submission. In six-weeks, the Turkish lira has fallen … read more...

Why I See The Swiss Franc Remaining Strong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 01:03:45:000

The U.S. dollar has seen a rebound in recent days, after speculation that the currency was overbought. Last month, I made the argument that the Swiss franc would stand to rise in the second half of the year, citing both Trumps comments regarding a difference of opinion on rate hi… read more...

Turkish Lira Loses Another 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 08:10:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday August 9: Five things the markets are talking about The geopolitical tension theme continues to dominate capital markets, now that China has responded to the U.S's tariff onslaught with additional tariffs of its own. In currencies, the market is again focu… read more...

Turkish Lira Loses Another 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 08:10:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday August 9: Five things the markets are talking about The geopolitical tension theme continues to dominate capital markets, now that China has responded to the U.S's tariff onslaught with additional tariffs of its own. In currencies, the market is again focu… read more...

Turkish Lira Loses Another 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 08:10:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday August 9: Five things the markets are talking about The geopolitical tension theme continues to dominate capital markets, now that China has responded to the U.S's tariff onslaught with additional tariffs of its own. In currencies, the market is again focu… read more...

Politics Takes Down The Pound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 08:15:19:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday August 8: Five things the markets are talking about Trade concerns continue to hover over capital markets. Yesterday, the US indicated that it will begin imposing another +25% duties on an additional +$16B in Chinese imports beginning in a fortnight. On th… read more...

CoT Update On Precious Metals, VIX, And Crowded USD Shorts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-04 02:22:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website . Al… read more...

CoT Update On Precious Metals, VIX, And Crowded USD Shorts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-04 02:22:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website . Al… read more...

CoT Update On Precious Metals, VIX, And Crowded USD Shorts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-04 02:22:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website . Al… read more...

CoT Update On Precious Metals, VIX, And Crowded USD Shorts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-04 02:22:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website . Al… read more...

NFP Could Lift Dollar Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:53:11:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday August 3: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's unpredictability on trade is keeping capital markets on the back foot and a theme that is not expected to change anytime soon. The 'big' dollar remains better bid ahead of this morning US… read more...

BoE Hike A Close Call

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 08:00:34:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday August 2: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of England is more likely than not to hike interest rates +25 bps to +0.75% this morning (07:00 am EDT), but this has only recently become a closer call. June's BoE meeting minutes showed that th… read more...

Trade War Angst Trumps Fed Rate Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 09:55:45:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday Aug 1: Five things the markets are talking about Over the past fortnight, fixed income, forex and the commodities market have become rather boring and range bound. Will today's Fed monetary policy announcement be the facilitator to end this market consolida… read more...

The British Pound Melts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 06:15:00:000

In June 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world when it voted to exit the European Union. Brexit was a rejection of the political and economic policies made by legislators in Brussels and Frankfurt. The leading cause of the success of the Brexit referendum in the UK was the immigration issu… read more...

BoJ's New Script Supports The Carry-Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-31 08:45:22:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday July 31: Five things the markets are talking about Sovereign government bonds prices have rallied overnight as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) again committed to keep its "ultra-loose" monetary policy intact. As expected, Japanese policy makers tweaked some policie… read more...

FX Options Volatility Set To Rise As Currencies Wobble?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-31 01:43:15:000

By Erik Norland Europe appears to be on the verge of a political meltdown. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government nearly collapsed in the first week of July. Italy is governed by a populist left-right coalition that promises tax cuts and spending increases to the displeasur… read more...

Equities, Bonds, And The Dollar Start Week Softer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 09:19:28:000

The week's big events lie ahead. It is seen as the last important week before the dog days of summer when many participants will take holidays. The BOJ's two-day meeting concludes tomorrow. Speculation that the BOJ is looking for ways to tweak its program continues to spur a small taper-l… read more...

G7 FX Moves Look To Central Banks For Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 07:51:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday July 30: five things the markets are talking about Stocks begin a new week under pressure, as investors mull over some lofty corporate earnings and a number of key policy meetings. A host of G10 central banks are on tap to offer their monetary policy decisio… read more...

U.S. Dollar Firmer On GDP Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-27 08:02:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday July 27: Five things the markets are talking about Euro stocks have found some traction after a mixed performance overnight in Asia, as investors remain upbeat over the tentative trade truce between the US and the EU. President Trump and EC Commission Pres… read more...

U.S. Dollar Firmer On GDP Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-27 08:02:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday July 27: Five things the markets are talking about Euro stocks have found some traction after a mixed performance overnight in Asia, as investors remain upbeat over the tentative trade truce between the US and the EU. President Trump and EC Commission Pres… read more...

U.S. Dollar Firmer On GDP Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-27 08:02:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday July 27: Five things the markets are talking about Euro stocks have found some traction after a mixed performance overnight in Asia, as investors remain upbeat over the tentative trade truce between the US and the EU. President Trump and EC Commission Pres… read more...

What Do President Trump's Comments Mean For The Swiss Franc?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 16:01:51:000

The U.S. dollar has been seeing a significant rise on the back of higher interest rates. However, U.S. President Donald Trump recently made a statement that sent the dollar into a decline, specifically stating that he is "not thrilled" with the fact that rates are rising. Perceiving this… read more...

Trump And Juncker To Set The Dollar's Tone

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 07:52:45:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday July 25: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities have found some support, following Asian stocks as earnings season continues, although trade tensions remain to the fore ahead of today's meeting between President Trump and E.C chief Jean-Cla… read more...

U.S. Dollar Boosted By Higher Treasury Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 08:35:42:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday July 24: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, Euro bourses along with US equity futures have edged a tad higher on the back of a plethora of positive corporate earnings boosting investor sentiment. Also, China's determination to support th… read more...

Trade And Currency Wars A Market Threat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-23 08:13:12:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday July 23: Five things the markets are talking about A new week starts with equities under pressure as capital markets digest warnings from G20 finance ministers about the impact of protectionism on growth - "risks to the world economy have increased." Also ra… read more...

It's War - Trade And Currency

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 08:37:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday July 20: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities start the day on the back foot despite most Asian bourses finding a little traction to close out their week. Nevertheless, a weaker Chinese yuan and trade uncertainty continues to weigh on global… read more...

It's War - Trade And Currency

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 08:37:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday July 20: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities start the day on the back foot despite most Asian bourses finding a little traction to close out their week. Nevertheless, a weaker Chinese yuan and trade uncertainty continues to weigh on global… read more...

It's War - Trade And Currency

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 08:37:37:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday July 20: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities start the day on the back foot despite most Asian bourses finding a little traction to close out their week. Nevertheless, a weaker Chinese yuan and trade uncertainty continues to weigh on global… read more...

Fed Powell Advances The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 07:50:32:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about US assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the US economic growth and stable inflation, telling Congress yesterday that domestic data should keep the… read more...

Fed Powell Advances The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 07:50:32:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about US assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the US economic growth and stable inflation, telling Congress yesterday that domestic data should keep the… read more...

Currencies, Stocks And Bonds Await Fed Powell's Testimony

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 07:55:57:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday July 17: Five things the markets are talking about Corporate earnings and monetary policy is expected to be the main driver of market sentiment this week- it's currently giving a 'temporary' break to trade relation tensions amongst G7 economies. Global equi… read more...

Most Contrarian Long Trades In The World: Platinum And CHF/USD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 01:20:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website … read more...

CHF/EUR Likely To Find Support At 0.86

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 14:06:59:000

At the beginning of the month, I expressed my view that the Swiss franc could stand to rise further against the euro on the back of growing fears regarding a global trade war. In the last week, we see that the CHF/EUR has descended slightly to a level of 0.8591 at the time of writing: So… read more...

CHF/EUR Likely To Find Support At 0.86

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 14:06:59:000

At the beginning of the month, I expressed my view that the Swiss franc could stand to rise further against the euro on the back of growing fears regarding a global trade war. In the last week, we see that the CHF/EUR has descended slightly to a level of 0.8591 at the time of writing: So… read more...

CHF/EUR Likely To Find Support At 0.86

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 14:06:59:000

At the beginning of the month, I expressed my view that the Swiss franc could stand to rise further against the euro on the back of growing fears regarding a global trade war. In the last week, we see that the CHF/EUR has descended slightly to a level of 0.8591 at the time of writing: So… read more...

Oakmark International Fund: Second Quarter 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 14:43:46:000

Oakmark International Fund Investor Class Average Annual Total Returns (06/30/18) Since Inception (09/30/92) 9.85% 10year 8.36% 5year 6.83% 1year 3.13% 3month -5.04% Gross Expense Ratio as of 09/30/17 was 1.00% Net Expense Ratio as of 09/30/17 wa… read more...

Oakmark International Small Cap Fund: Second Quarter 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 14:41:01:000

Oakmark International Small Cap Fund Investor Class Average Annual Total Returns (06/30/18) Since Inception (11/01/95) 9.48% 10year 6.84% 5year 7.34% 1year 1.32% 3month -0.58% Net and Gross Expense Ratios as of 09/30/17 were 1.36% Past perfo… read more...

Oakmark Global Select Fund: Second Quarter 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 14:10:31:000

Oakmark Global Select Fund - Investor Class Average Annual Total Returns (06/30/18) Since Inception (10/02/06) 8.20% 10year 10.93% 5year 9.10% 1year 1.97% 3month -2.20% Gross Expense Ratio as of 09/30/17 was 1.19% Net Expense Ratio as of 09/30/17 was 1.12… read more...

The Current Message From The Most Useful Sentiment Indicator

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 20:45:27:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on July 10, 2018. As I've noted in the past, the Commitments of Traders ((COT)) information is nothing other than a sentiment indicator. Moreover, for some markets, including gold, silver, copper, the major currencies and Treasury b… read more...

Fixed Income Investment Outlook Q3 2018: Back To Front

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 07:35:02:000

By Fixed Income Investment Strategy Committee Our Fixed Income Investment Strategy Committee examines the short-duration debt instruments that can help investors take advantage of rising rates on the front end of the U.S. Treasury curve. After years in which ZIRP meant zip for invest… read more...

The Swiss Franc Could Rise Further Against The Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 17:48:44:000

Towards the end of last month, I made the argument that due to rising fears over global trade tensions with the United States, as well as a dovish than expected tone from the ECB regarding the ceasing of QE, the CHF has been rising and could be expected to rise further. Since then, we see … read more...

The Swiss Franc Could Rise Further Against The Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 17:48:44:000

Towards the end of last month, I made the argument that due to rising fears over global trade tensions with the United States, as well as a dovish than expected tone from the ECB regarding the ceasing of QE, the CHF has been rising and could be expected to rise further. Since then, we see … read more...

The Swiss Franc Could Rise Further Against The Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 17:48:44:000

Towards the end of last month, I made the argument that due to rising fears over global trade tensions with the United States, as well as a dovish than expected tone from the ECB regarding the ceasing of QE, the CHF has been rising and could be expected to rise further. Since then, we see … read more...

CHF - Appreciation Pressures Are Set To Persist In The Near Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 15:45:07:000

At the end of May I wrote an article about Swiss franc ((CHF)) where I stated that the euro might lose ground against the CHF in the near term due to deteriorating Eurozone outlook and rise in risk premium. I also suggested that the SNB's willingness to prevent stronger CHF appreciation sho… read more...

CHF - Appreciation Pressures Are Set To Persist In The Near Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 15:45:07:000

At the end of May I wrote an article about Swiss franc ((CHF)) where I stated that the euro might lose ground against the CHF in the near term due to deteriorating Eurozone outlook and rise in risk premium. I also suggested that the SNB's willingness to prevent stronger CHF appreciation sho… read more...

CHF - Appreciation Pressures Are Set To Persist In The Near Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 15:45:07:000

At the end of May I wrote an article about Swiss franc ((CHF)) where I stated that the euro might lose ground against the CHF in the near term due to deteriorating Eurozone outlook and rise in risk premium. I also suggested that the SNB's willingness to prevent stronger CHF appreciation sho… read more...

Stocks Decline On Trade Worries; Oil Rallies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 08:14:29:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday June 27: Five things the markets are talking about Lingering concerns about trade is keeping global equities muted, although gains in oil prices have been supporting stocks of oil-and-gas companies. Crude prices have built on yesterday's gains after the U… read more...

Forex Weekly: Ranking Major Currency Pairs - A Contrarian Overview

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 11:01:36:000

As you know, once in a while, Splendid Exchange looks at seven major currency pairs in search of the evidence of popular delusions and the madness of crowds . The idea is to find anomalies and bullish or bearish divergences that will break the trend, not prolong it. It is a painful exercise, … read more...

TRY Thumped After Erdogan Win

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 08:02:53:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday June 25: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks remain under pressure, as investors continues to analyze the impact of a trade spat between the world's two largest economies - US and China. Markets are beginning to get very nervous by th… read more...

Platinum, CHF/USD, And Copper: 3 Extremely Crowded Trades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 06:46:04:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website … read more...

Platinum, CHF/USD, And Copper: 3 Extremely Crowded Trades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 06:46:04:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website … read more...

The CHF/EUR Exceeded My Target: What Happens Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 01:46:22:000

In a previous article one week ago, I argued that based on concerns regarding Europe and trade, the CHF/EUR could end up breaching the 0.866 level to the upside. Looking at the current price, we see that the pair went up all the way to a high of 0.8710, before eventually settling at a leve… read more...

The CHF/EUR Exceeded My Target: What Happens Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 01:46:22:000

In a previous article one week ago, I argued that based on concerns regarding Europe and trade, the CHF/EUR could end up breaching the 0.866 level to the upside. Looking at the current price, we see that the pair went up all the way to a high of 0.8710, before eventually settling at a leve… read more...

Oil Falls -2% As OPEC Nears Deal To Raise Production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 08:44:52:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday June 21: Five things the markets are talking about Currently, there are many moving parts that are keeping capital market players on their toes. President Trump and Chancellor Merkel continue to deal with immigration policy worries, while trade and tariffs t… read more...

Oil Falls -2% As OPEC Nears Deal To Raise Production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 08:44:52:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday June 21: Five things the markets are talking about Currently, there are many moving parts that are keeping capital market players on their toes. President Trump and Chancellor Merkel continue to deal with immigration policy worries, while trade and tariffs t… read more...

More Of The Same From The Swiss Central Bank

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 07:25:21:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland As expected, the central bank left rates unchanged today and still believes the franc is "highly valued". Given that a strong appreciation of the franc is its worst nightmare, we believe it will wait for ECB and won't hike before Decem… read more...

More Of The Same From The Swiss Central Bank

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 07:25:21:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland As expected, the central bank left rates unchanged today and still believes the franc is "highly valued". Given that a strong appreciation of the franc is its worst nightmare, we believe it will wait for ECB and won't hike before Decem… read more...

Central bank day around Europe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 06:36:20:000

The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold today, but may lay some groundwork for an August interest rate rise if it sees the economy turning a corner following an unusually weak start to the year. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust ETF, i… read more...

Central bank day around Europe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 06:36:20:000

The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold today, but may lay some groundwork for an August interest rate rise if it sees the economy turning a corner following an unusually weak start to the year. More news on: Invesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust ETF, i… read more...

Risk Off Moves Supported By Tit-For-Tat Trade Dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 07:55:01:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday June 19: Five things the markets are talking about The trade dispute between the two economic superpowers, US and China, is getting ugly very quickly and has triggered a global sell-off of riskier assets and flight toward safe haven assets. The fallout is pr… read more...

Risk Off Moves Supported By Tit-For-Tat Trade Dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 07:55:01:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday June 19: Five things the markets are talking about The trade dispute between the two economic superpowers, US and China, is getting ugly very quickly and has triggered a global sell-off of riskier assets and flight toward safe haven assets. The fallout is pr… read more...

Dollar Rises On Falling Risk Appetite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 07:48:35:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday June 18: Five things the markets are talking about Global trade is again top of capital markets agenda, as dealers and investors are now officially worried about the intensifying confrontation between the US and China. Global equities are trading under pre… read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 15, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 18:04:12:000

The ECB's Amazing Ability to Make a Hawkish Move Dovish This past week, the event that moved markets the most was not the apparently successful Singapore summit, nor was it the Fed meeting where the central bank hiked the Fed funds rate by 25 basis points and added another increase of the … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 15, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 18:04:12:000

The ECB's Amazing Ability to Make a Hawkish Move Dovish This past week, the event that moved markets the most was not the apparently successful Singapore summit, nor was it the Fed meeting where the central bank hiked the Fed funds rate by 25 basis points and added another increase of the … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 15, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 18:04:12:000

The ECB's Amazing Ability to Make a Hawkish Move Dovish This past week, the event that moved markets the most was not the apparently successful Singapore summit, nor was it the Fed meeting where the central bank hiked the Fed funds rate by 25 basis points and added another increase of the … read more...

Dollar Is King, But Trade Tensions Cap Risk Appetite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 07:45:59:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday June 15: Five things the markets are talking about This was always going to be a big week for capital markets and it has not disappointed. Bond prices continue to rally and global equities trade under pressure as Sino- US trade tensions threaten to escalate,… read more...

Dollar Is King, But Trade Tensions Cap Risk Appetite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 07:45:59:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday June 15: Five things the markets are talking about This was always going to be a big week for capital markets and it has not disappointed. Bond prices continue to rally and global equities trade under pressure as Sino- US trade tensions threaten to escalate,… read more...

Dollar Is King, But Trade Tensions Cap Risk Appetite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 07:45:59:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday June 15: Five things the markets are talking about This was always going to be a big week for capital markets and it has not disappointed. Bond prices continue to rally and global equities trade under pressure as Sino- US trade tensions threaten to escalate,… read more...

The Swiss Franc Could Break 0.866 Level Against The Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 11:17:43:000

Following on from my recent post regarding the potential for the Swiss franc to rise on the backdrop of macroeconomic uncertainty, it is looking more likely that the CHF/EUR could break past 0.866 the prior resistance level for the CHF/EUR in the past week: With the ECB set to ann… read more...

Fed To Hike, But What Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 07:58:11:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday June 13: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday's data showed that US consumer prices climbed in May, a further sign price pressures stateside are solidifying. The Fed, which began its two-day policy meeting yesterday, is watching price data c… read more...

Could The Swiss Franc Be Set For A Rebound?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 10:02:58:000

For the past couple of years, I have been arguing that the Swiss franc is overvalued ever since the currency was de-pegged from the euro back in 2015. Moreover, I previously made an argument that the franc is not necessarily fulfilling its role as a "risk-off" currency any longer. For inst… read more...

Dollar Seeks Central Bank Guidance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 08:17:29:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday June 12: Five things the markets are talking about The Trump-Kim summit came and went with little market movement. Instead, investors and dealers remain focused on a plethora of macro-events and data coming over the next few days. The meeting has produced muc… read more...

The ECB Could Be The Main Cause Of Market Volatility This Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 06:00:00:000

Market volatility tends to come from events that happen in left field when few market participants are watching. Markets are efficient until they are not, and those times come from surprises. Over the course of my career that began in the early 1980s, I have found that the most significant mar… read more...

Macro Musings Podcast: Brian Blackstone On The ECB And The Swiss Referendum On Sovereign Money

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 02:30:53:000

Brian Blackstone is a Switzerland bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal and previously covered the European Central Bank from the Wall Street Journals Frankfurt office as well as the Federal Reserve during the financial crisis. He joins the show today to talk about the Swiss refer… read more...

Swiss sovereign money proposal rejected

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-10 09:41:33:000

Some 74% of Swiss voters have rejected the so-called Sovereign Money initiative known as "Vollgeld," according to initial forecasts from Swiss broadcaster SRF. A final result is expected later today. More news on: UBS Group AG, Credit Suisse Group AG, Julius Baer Group Ltd. ADR, News on … read more...

Swiss sovereign money proposal rejected

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-10 09:41:33:000

Some 74% of Swiss voters have rejected the so-called Sovereign Money initiative known as "Vollgeld," according to initial forecasts from Swiss broadcaster SRF. A final result is expected later today. More news on: UBS Group AG, Credit Suisse Group AG, Julius Baer Group Ltd. ADR, News on … read more...

Dollar In Demand Ahead Of G6+1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 08:23:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday June 8: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw red overnight, as tech stocks continued their retreat in the Asian session, while in Europe, stocks has been hampered by disappointing industrial production data from Germany. All market n… read more...

Dollar In Demand Ahead Of G6+1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 08:23:16:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday June 8: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw red overnight, as tech stocks continued their retreat in the Asian session, while in Europe, stocks has been hampered by disappointing industrial production data from Germany. All market n… read more...

Swiss vote on sovereign money system

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 04:32:23:000

Swiss voters are going to the polls Sunday to decide whether the country should switch to a so-called sovereign money system known as "Vollgeld," which supporters say would make for less dangerous credit risks. More news on: UBS Group AG, Credit Suisse Group AG, Julius Baer Group Ltd. AD… read more...

Swiss vote on sovereign money system

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 04:32:23:000

Swiss voters are going to the polls Sunday to decide whether the country should switch to a so-called sovereign money system known as "Vollgeld," which supporters say would make for less dangerous credit risks. More news on: UBS Group AG, Credit Suisse Group AG, Julius Baer Group Ltd. AD… read more...

Dollar Softer Ahead Of G7 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:27:02:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday June 7: Five things the markets are talking about G6 + 1 Despite global equities extending gains overnight on growing investor confidence in global growth, the markets attentions is turning towards the G7 conference that begins tomorrow in Quebec, Canada… read more...

Do Interest Rate Changes Foretell Forex Returns?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 13:17:45:000

Image source: Shutterstock Investment Thesis Goldman Sachs ( GS ) published a report analyzing the impact of interest rates on forex returns. Throughout 2017, analysts have noted that short-end interest rates in the U.S. have increased more than those in other major markets. But the… read more...

A Hawkish ECB Backs Up Yields And Supports EUR

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 08:15:10:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday June 6: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have extended their limited gains overnight on signs that major economies will avoid a fallout trade war. An outlier was Euro equities, which have stalled as the 'single' unit strengthened … read more...

Dollar Moves Confined As Investors Look For Clues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 08:34:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday June 5: Five things the markets are talking about The risk rally remains afloat despite last week's geopolitical concerns and pending global tariff fall out. Capital markets seem content to regroup after recent developments. However, with President Trump st… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

McCullough: 'One Of The Most Epic Currency Moves Of Modern Times'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 14:39:25:000

A number of global currencies are slipping, sliding, and in some cases, crashing. We sincerely hope you were not part of the consensus crowd caught offsides by these recent moves. Calling this one of the most epic currency moves of modern times, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough… read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

Trade War On, But Non-Farm Payroll Up Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 07:07:47:000

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about US fires the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the black, a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade tensions have shook markets. US Treasuries have edged … read more...

As Risk Sentiment Improves Dollar Bulls Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 08:40:40:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 31: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are currently receiving some investor appreciation, rebounding from a two-month trough along with the EUR as the political turmoil in Italy that shook financial markets this week shows signs o… read more...

Daily State Of The Markets: Is Italeave The Next Problem?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 09:56:31:000

Well, that was interesting. I don't know about you, but I had a pretty severe case of dj vu yesterday as the global markets freaked out over the potential for an "Italeave." We've definitely seen this movie before as the European banking crisis dominated the markets from 2010 throu… read more...

Daily State Of The Markets: Is Italeave The Next Problem?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 09:56:31:000

Well, that was interesting. I don't know about you, but I had a pretty severe case of dj vu yesterday as the global markets freaked out over the potential for an "Italeave." We've definitely seen this movie before as the European banking crisis dominated the markets from 2010 throu… read more...

Bank Of Canada Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:10:09:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged (+1.25%) during its policy meeting today (10:00 am EDT) amid concern over slowing housing markets and stalled NAFTA trade n… read more...

Bank Of Canada Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:10:09:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged (+1.25%) during its policy meeting today (10:00 am EDT) amid concern over slowing housing markets and stalled NAFTA trade n… read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

Where Will The EUR/CHF Head For Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 10:57:01:000

In March, I wrote an article about future Swiss franc ((CHF)) movements where I stated that the CHF is set to depreciate further versus the euro. The EUR/CHF traded at 1,1689 at that point. I also suggested to use appreciation episodes to short the currency at more favorable terms. Chart 1… read more...

Where Will The EUR/CHF Head For Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 10:57:01:000

In March, I wrote an article about future Swiss franc ((CHF)) movements where I stated that the CHF is set to depreciate further versus the euro. The EUR/CHF traded at 1,1689 at that point. I also suggested to use appreciation episodes to short the currency at more favorable terms. Chart 1… read more...

Where Will The EUR/CHF Head For Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 10:57:01:000

In March, I wrote an article about future Swiss franc ((CHF)) movements where I stated that the CHF is set to depreciate further versus the euro. The EUR/CHF traded at 1,1689 at that point. I also suggested to use appreciation episodes to short the currency at more favorable terms. Chart 1… read more...

Where Will The EUR/CHF Head For Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 10:57:01:000

In March, I wrote an article about future Swiss franc ((CHF)) movements where I stated that the CHF is set to depreciate further versus the euro. The EUR/CHF traded at 1,1689 at that point. I also suggested to use appreciation episodes to short the currency at more favorable terms. Chart 1… read more...

Where Will The EUR/CHF Head For Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 10:57:01:000

In March, I wrote an article about future Swiss franc ((CHF)) movements where I stated that the CHF is set to depreciate further versus the euro. The EUR/CHF traded at 1,1689 at that point. I also suggested to use appreciation episodes to short the currency at more favorable terms. Chart 1… read more...

Where Will The EUR/CHF Head For Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 10:57:01:000

In March, I wrote an article about future Swiss franc ((CHF)) movements where I stated that the CHF is set to depreciate further versus the euro. The EUR/CHF traded at 1,1689 at that point. I also suggested to use appreciation episodes to short the currency at more favorable terms. Chart 1… read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Trade War Talks Are Back And The Dollar Is Falling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:04:21:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and … read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

Currency Positions For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:46:49:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks, see this freely accessible article . But you can also short overvalued currencies, and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations, I publish articles like this on… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

4 Reasons To Buy The Swiss Franc Against The Canadian Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 09:30:40:000

In this article, I would like to list four reasons to buy Swiss Franc (CHF) against Canadian dollar (CAD) or to short CAD against CHF. Reason One: Technical Setup CAD/CHF is currently trading near the upper bound of a three-year trading range. It is facing numerous, strong levels of resi… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 07:05:25:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. US Treasuries, along with the 'mighty' dollar have found support, while crude oil prices d… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Dollar And Yen Surge, European Data Disappoints

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 06:45:59:000

The US dollar has extended its gains against most of the major currencies. Momentum, positioning, and divergence continue to drive it. The euro briefly traded a little below $1.17, an important technical area and has enjoyed a bounce in late morning turnover in Europe. There is a 707 ml… read more...

Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:36:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade tensions and the latest comments from a plethora of central bank m… read more...

Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:36:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade tensions and the latest comments from a plethora of central bank m… read more...

Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:36:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade tensions and the latest comments from a plethora of central bank m… read more...

Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:36:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade tensions and the latest comments from a plethora of central bank m… read more...

Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:36:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade tensions and the latest comments from a plethora of central bank m… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Euro-Swiss Shows Elevated Systemic Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:58:38:000

The Swiss National Bank's decision in January 2015 to remove the cap on the Swiss franc (floor on the euro) that it has set at CHF1.20 is seared into the memory of a generation of foreign exchange participants. It is not exactly clear where the euro bottomed in the frenzied activity that fol… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Dollar Power

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 09:06:03:000

There are several trends in the capital markets at a high level. The euro and yen's decline has coincided with sustained rallies in European and Japanese equity benchmarks. Emerging market equities and currencies have been trending lower. There are two other trends that arguably are re… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Switzerland: Franc Depreciation Would Boost Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:20:01:000

By Charlotte de Montpellier, Economist, Switzerland The Swiss economy has not looked this good since the exchange rate floor against the euro was abolished at the beginning of 2015. The recovery gained momentum and became widespread in the second half of 2017. For 2018, we expect strong… read more...

Dollar Consolidates Ahead Of Today's Event Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 08:47:06:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 17: Five things the markets are talking about Italian political uncertainty continues to dominate European domestic asset prices. Since yesterday, Italian bond yields have ballooned on reports of a draft government program, penned by the proposed popul… read more...

Dollar Consolidates Ahead Of Today's Event Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 08:47:06:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 17: Five things the markets are talking about Italian political uncertainty continues to dominate European domestic asset prices. Since yesterday, Italian bond yields have ballooned on reports of a draft government program, penned by the proposed popul… read more...

Dollar Consolidates Ahead Of Today's Event Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 08:47:06:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday May 17: Five things the markets are talking about Italian political uncertainty continues to dominate European domestic asset prices. Since yesterday, Italian bond yields have ballooned on reports of a draft government program, penned by the proposed popul… read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Italian Politics Pounds Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 07:09:17:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea's Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a US/N. … read more...

Rate Differentials And Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 07:22:46:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled… read more...

Rate Differentials And Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 07:22:46:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled… read more...

Rate Differentials And Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 07:22:46:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled… read more...

Rate Differentials And Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 07:22:46:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled… read more...

Rate Differentials And Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 07:22:46:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled… read more...

Rate Differentials And Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 07:22:46:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled… read more...

FX Corner: 'Which Way For The USD?' Plus AUDJPY And USDCHF Trade Ideas

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 17:30:52:000

I've got a few key issues to write about here with the main issue pertaining to USD direction. In FX, this is absolutely key, and in recent weeks, I have changed my USD bias from being long term bearish to actually being bullish due to underlying money market fundamentals. There's two trade … read more...

FX Corner: 'Which Way For The USD?' Plus AUDJPY And USDCHF Trade Ideas

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 17:30:52:000

I've got a few key issues to write about here with the main issue pertaining to USD direction. In FX, this is absolutely key, and in recent weeks, I have changed my USD bias from being long term bearish to actually being bullish due to underlying money market fundamentals. There's two trade … read more...

$110 Billion: The Massive Spec Long Position In Stock Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 16:00:30:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website … read more...

$110 Billion: The Massive Spec Long Position In Stock Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 16:00:30:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website … read more...

Loonie Looking For Further Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 09:34:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday May 11: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday's US inflation data, which came in lower than expected at +0.2% vs. +0.3% m/m, has possibly removed some pressure from the Fed to step up the pace of monetary tightening. In the overnight session, th… read more...

Loonie Looking For Further Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 09:34:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday May 11: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday's US inflation data, which came in lower than expected at +0.2% vs. +0.3% m/m, has possibly removed some pressure from the Fed to step up the pace of monetary tightening. In the overnight session, th… read more...

U.S. Dollar Rises On Higher Yields, EM Pairs Suffer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-09 09:29:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of an increase in geopolitical tension in the Middle East is weighing on global sentiment just as concern spread over the implications of higher US Treasury yields and a stronger dollar. Overni… read more...

U.S. Dollar Rises On Higher Yields, EM Pairs Suffer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-09 09:29:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of an increase in geopolitical tension in the Middle East is weighing on global sentiment just as concern spread over the implications of higher US Treasury yields and a stronger dollar. Overni… read more...

Italian Politics Weighs On The Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-08 08:13:47:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 8: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are back to full capacity after yesterday's May Day celebrations in parts of Europe. Euro stocks are drifting lower despite the broad advances in Asia overnight, while crude prices come under … read more...

Italian Politics Weighs On The Euro

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-08 08:13:47:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 8: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are back to full capacity after yesterday's May Day celebrations in parts of Europe. Euro stocks are drifting lower despite the broad advances in Asia overnight, while crude prices come under … read more...

U.S. Dollar Bulls Take Firm Control

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-07 07:09:01:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday May 7: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar remains in the 'black' ahead of the open stateside, reversing most of its earlier losses in the overnight session. Euro stocks are trading sideways following a muted Asian session, as oil extends … read more...

U.S. Dollar Bulls Take Firm Control

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-07 07:09:01:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday May 7: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar remains in the 'black' ahead of the open stateside, reversing most of its earlier losses in the overnight session. Euro stocks are trading sideways following a muted Asian session, as oil extends … read more...

U.S. Dollar Shines Despite Labor Day Recognition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-01 08:39:22:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again nudge a tad higher during a holiday shortened trading week in which many markets across both Europe and Asia are shut in observance of Labor Day. The 'mighty' dollar is again supported, … read more...

U.S. Dollar Shines Despite Labor Day Recognition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-01 08:39:22:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again nudge a tad higher during a holiday shortened trading week in which many markets across both Europe and Asia are shut in observance of Labor Day. The 'mighty' dollar is again supported, … read more...

Dollar Bulls Lack Conviction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-30 07:08:54:000

By Dean Popplewell April 30: Five things the markets are talking about The week offers a plethora of new data along with monetary policy announcements from the Reserve Bank of Australia ((RBA)) later this evening and the Federal Open Market Committee ((FOMC)) on May 2. No policy change… read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Extremely Rare: Traders Are Net Long VIX Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 08:09:28:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my website . … read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Dollar Dives On Confidence, No Support From Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 07:33:26:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about US bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in US consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year - the core's +1.8% y/y print yesterday was higher than expected, but still below the Fed's +2%… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

Will It Be A Valentine's Day Massacre For The Dollar?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 07:15:23:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today's US consumer price index (08:30 am) is being touted as one of the most significant economic releases in a n… read more...

USD Under Pressure As Traders Eye U.S. Inflation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 09:17:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday February 13: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are trading steady despite a late down swing in Asia, as investors wrestle to find direction after this month's early collapse. The dollar has weakened against G10 currency pairs while Tre… read more...

USD Under Pressure As Traders Eye U.S. Inflation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 09:17:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday February 13: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are trading steady despite a late down swing in Asia, as investors wrestle to find direction after this month's early collapse. The dollar has weakened against G10 currency pairs while Tre… read more...

USD Under Pressure As Traders Eye U.S. Inflation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 09:17:50:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday February 13: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are trading steady despite a late down swing in Asia, as investors wrestle to find direction after this month's early collapse. The dollar has weakened against G10 currency pairs while Tre… read more...

FX And Equities Brace For A Bumpy Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 07:25:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 12: Five things the markets are talking about Investors are bracing for another bumpy ride this week after market volatility has returned with a vengeance, delivering the biggest rout in global stocks in a number of years. Despite stocks getting a r… read more...

FX And Equities Brace For A Bumpy Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 07:25:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 12: Five things the markets are talking about Investors are bracing for another bumpy ride this week after market volatility has returned with a vengeance, delivering the biggest rout in global stocks in a number of years. Despite stocks getting a r… read more...

FX And Equities Brace For A Bumpy Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 07:25:49:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday February 12: Five things the markets are talking about Investors are bracing for another bumpy ride this week after market volatility has returned with a vengeance, delivering the biggest rout in global stocks in a number of years. Despite stocks getting a r… read more...

How To Handle This Week's Mini Stock Market Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 13:41:50:000

Jordan Roy-Byrn: Hello and welcome back to the Atlas Investor Podcast with Tiho Brkan. Thank you so much for tuning in today for Episode Number 11. Well, Tiho it has been an interesting past couple of days for the market since we last recorded. Bond yields have surged higher and in recen… read more...

How To Handle This Week's Mini Stock Market Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 13:41:50:000

Jordan Roy-Byrn: Hello and welcome back to the Atlas Investor Podcast with Tiho Brkan. Thank you so much for tuning in today for Episode Number 11. Well, Tiho it has been an interesting past couple of days for the market since we last recorded. Bond yields have surged higher and in recen… read more...

How To Handle This Week's Mini Stock Market Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 13:41:50:000

Jordan Roy-Byrn: Hello and welcome back to the Atlas Investor Podcast with Tiho Brkan. Thank you so much for tuning in today for Episode Number 11. Well, Tiho it has been an interesting past couple of days for the market since we last recorded. Bond yields have surged higher and in recen… read more...

Pound Jumps On 'Hawkish' BoE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 09:29:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about The global equity markets remain unnerved as US bond yields again trade atop of their four-year highs after US congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost… read more...

Pound Jumps On 'Hawkish' BoE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 09:29:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about The global equity markets remain unnerved as US bond yields again trade atop of their four-year highs after US congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost… read more...

Pound Jumps On 'Hawkish' BoE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 09:29:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about The global equity markets remain unnerved as US bond yields again trade atop of their four-year highs after US congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost… read more...

Pound Jumps On 'Hawkish' BoE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 09:29:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about The global equity markets remain unnerved as US bond yields again trade atop of their four-year highs after US congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost… read more...

Pound Jumps On 'Hawkish' BoE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 09:29:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about The global equity markets remain unnerved as US bond yields again trade atop of their four-year highs after US congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost… read more...

Pound Jumps On 'Hawkish' BoE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 09:29:31:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 8: Five things the markets are talking about The global equity markets remain unnerved as US bond yields again trade atop of their four-year highs after US congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost… read more...

Beware: FX Space Is Calm, But Appearances Can Be Deceiving

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:15:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: From a volatility standpoint, the forex market space appears tran… read more...

Beware: FX Space Is Calm, But Appearances Can Be Deceiving

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:15:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: From a volatility standpoint, the forex market space appears tran… read more...

Beware: FX Space Is Calm, But Appearances Can Be Deceiving

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:15:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: From a volatility standpoint, the forex market space appears tran… read more...

Beware: FX Space Is Calm, But Appearances Can Be Deceiving

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:15:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: From a volatility standpoint, the forex market space appears tran… read more...

Beware: FX Space Is Calm, But Appearances Can Be Deceiving

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:15:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: From a volatility standpoint, the forex market space appears tran… read more...

Beware: FX Space Is Calm, But Appearances Can Be Deceiving

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:15:36:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: From a volatility standpoint, the forex market space appears tran… read more...

What To Look For In U.S. Payrolls (NFP)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 07:19:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The US labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm payrolls (NFP) to rise by +180k last month, while the unemploymen… read more...

What To Look For In U.S. Payrolls (NFP)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 07:19:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The US labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm payrolls (NFP) to rise by +180k last month, while the unemploymen… read more...

What To Look For In U.S. Payrolls (NFP)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 07:19:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The US labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm payrolls (NFP) to rise by +180k last month, while the unemploymen… read more...

What To Look For In U.S. Payrolls (NFP)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 07:19:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The US labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm payrolls (NFP) to rise by +180k last month, while the unemploymen… read more...

What To Look For In U.S. Payrolls (NFP)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 07:19:14:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The US labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm payrolls (NFP) to rise by +180k last month, while the unemploymen… read more...

Dollar Support Lukewarm Despite Fed's 'Hawkish-Hold'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 07:45:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have kicked off the new month mostly in the 'black' as capital market participants have decided that the outlook for growth and corporate earnings remains strong enough to suppress concern… read more...

Dollar Support Lukewarm Despite Fed's 'Hawkish-Hold'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 07:45:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have kicked off the new month mostly in the 'black' as capital market participants have decided that the outlook for growth and corporate earnings remains strong enough to suppress concern… read more...

Dollar Support Lukewarm Despite Fed's 'Hawkish-Hold'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 07:45:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday February 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have kicked off the new month mostly in the 'black' as capital market participants have decided that the outlook for growth and corporate earnings remains strong enough to suppress concern… read more...

Fed Could Signal Changes To Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 07:15:09:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 31: Five things the markets are talking about Month-end USD sales and event risk of today's Fed's interest rate decision (2 pm EDT) have seen a dramatic pick-up in realized volatility that's given implied vols another boost this week. Ahead of the… read more...

Fed Could Signal Changes To Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 07:15:09:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 31: Five things the markets are talking about Month-end USD sales and event risk of today's Fed's interest rate decision (2 pm EDT) have seen a dramatic pick-up in realized volatility that's given implied vols another boost this week. Ahead of the… read more...

Fed Could Signal Changes To Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 07:15:09:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 31: Five things the markets are talking about Month-end USD sales and event risk of today's Fed's interest rate decision (2 pm EDT) have seen a dramatic pick-up in realized volatility that's given implied vols another boost this week. Ahead of the… read more...

Dollar, Where To?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 12:58:39:000

Sitting in my office in Zrich last Thursday morning, my amazing view of the Alps got interrupted by a 7-strong helicopter flight, I realized it was President Trump and his entourage flying to Davos. The night before, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin had said in an interview: "A weaker doll… read more...

Dollar, Where To?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 12:58:39:000

Sitting in my office in Zrich last Thursday morning, my amazing view of the Alps got interrupted by a 7-strong helicopter flight, I realized it was President Trump and his entourage flying to Davos. The night before, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin had said in an interview: "A weaker doll… read more...

Dollar, Where To?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 12:58:39:000

Sitting in my office in Zrich last Thursday morning, my amazing view of the Alps got interrupted by a 7-strong helicopter flight, I realized it was President Trump and his entourage flying to Davos. The night before, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin had said in an interview: "A weaker doll… read more...

Dollar Diddles For The Middle As Stocks See Red

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 07:11:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 30: Five things the markets are talking about Are surging sovereign interest rates testing individual's appetite for equities at elevated valuations or is it just another buying opportunity on dips? European equities are currently following their As… read more...

Dollar Diddles For The Middle As Stocks See Red

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 07:11:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 30: Five things the markets are talking about Are surging sovereign interest rates testing individual's appetite for equities at elevated valuations or is it just another buying opportunity on dips? European equities are currently following their As… read more...

Dollar Diddles For The Middle As Stocks See Red

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 07:11:00:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 30: Five things the markets are talking about Are surging sovereign interest rates testing individual's appetite for equities at elevated valuations or is it just another buying opportunity on dips? European equities are currently following their As… read more...

A Brief Word

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 05:21:50:000

(Beginning the second half of two-week business trip in Europe. Next stop Luxembourg) The US dollar is modestly firmer, but nothing to suggest a outright correction rather than consolidation. However, given a dramatic drop over the past month, much more than we think is justified by… read more...

A Brief Word

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 05:21:50:000

(Beginning the second half of two-week business trip in Europe. Next stop Luxembourg) The US dollar is modestly firmer, but nothing to suggest a outright correction rather than consolidation. However, given a dramatic drop over the past month, much more than we think is justified by… read more...

A Brief Word

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 05:21:50:000

(Beginning the second half of two-week business trip in Europe. Next stop Luxembourg) The US dollar is modestly firmer, but nothing to suggest a outright correction rather than consolidation. However, given a dramatic drop over the past month, much more than we think is justified by… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shackled To Trumps Trade And Twitter Rants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 07:16:48:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about President Trump's self-proclaimed 'gift of gab' temporarily gave aid to the struggling US dollar Thursday, just a day after his Treasury secretary endorsed a 'weak' dollar. His Davos "strong dollar" com… read more...

Dollar's Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 07:22:24:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. The greenback has slipped against most G20 currency pairs, while most commod… read more...

Dollar's Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 07:22:24:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. The greenback has slipped against most G20 currency pairs, while most commod… read more...

Dollar's Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 07:22:24:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. The greenback has slipped against most G20 currency pairs, while most commod… read more...

Dollar's Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 07:22:24:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. The greenback has slipped against most G20 currency pairs, while most commod… read more...

Dollar's Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 07:22:24:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. The greenback has slipped against most G20 currency pairs, while most commod… read more...

Dollar's decline deepens after Mnuchin comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 10:29:49:000

"A weaker dollar is good for us as it relates to trade and opportunities," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this morning, shocking his listeners as he held court in Davos. More news on: PowerShares DB USD Bull ETF, CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF, CurrencyShares British Pound St… read more...

Dollar's decline deepens after Mnuchin comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 10:29:49:000

"A weaker dollar is good for us as it relates to trade and opportunities," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this morning, shocking his listeners as he held court in Davos. More news on: PowerShares DB USD Bull ETF, CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF, CurrencyShares British Pound St… read more...

Dollar's decline deepens after Mnuchin comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 10:29:49:000

"A weaker dollar is good for us as it relates to trade and opportunities," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this morning, shocking his listeners as he held court in Davos. More news on: PowerShares DB USD Bull ETF, CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF, CurrencyShares British Pound St… read more...

Dollar's decline deepens after Mnuchin comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 10:29:49:000

"A weaker dollar is good for us as it relates to trade and opportunities," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this morning, shocking his listeners as he held court in Davos. More news on: PowerShares DB USD Bull ETF, CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF, CurrencyShares British Pound St… read more...

Dollar's decline deepens after Mnuchin comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 10:29:49:000

"A weaker dollar is good for us as it relates to trade and opportunities," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this morning, shocking his listeners as he held court in Davos. More news on: PowerShares DB USD Bull ETF, CurrencyShares Euro Trust ETF, CurrencyShares British Pound St… read more...

Best Currency Positions For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 08:51:16:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks see here . But you can also short overvalued currencies and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations I publish articles like this one every month. See for ex… read more...

Best Currency Positions For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 08:51:16:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks see here . But you can also short overvalued currencies and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations I publish articles like this one every month. See for ex… read more...

Best Currency Positions For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 08:51:16:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks see here . But you can also short overvalued currencies and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations I publish articles like this one every month. See for ex… read more...

Best Currency Positions For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 08:51:16:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks see here . But you can also short overvalued currencies and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations I publish articles like this one every month. See for ex… read more...

Best Currency Positions For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 08:51:16:000

I invest based on statistics. For more on investing in statistically undervalued stocks see here . But you can also short overvalued currencies and use the proceeds to buy undervalued currencies. To keep track of currency valuations I publish articles like this one every month. See for ex… read more...

Central Banks Dictate FX Moves While Stocks Rock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 07:21:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have found fresh impetus for another attempt at new record highs, as investor optimism has again surged amid corporate earnings and the end of the US government shutdown. And this despi… read more...

Central Banks Dictate FX Moves While Stocks Rock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 07:21:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have found fresh impetus for another attempt at new record highs, as investor optimism has again surged amid corporate earnings and the end of the US government shutdown. And this despi… read more...

Central Banks Dictate FX Moves While Stocks Rock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 07:21:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have found fresh impetus for another attempt at new record highs, as investor optimism has again surged amid corporate earnings and the end of the US government shutdown. And this despi… read more...

Central Banks Dictate FX Moves While Stocks Rock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 07:21:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have found fresh impetus for another attempt at new record highs, as investor optimism has again surged amid corporate earnings and the end of the US government shutdown. And this despi… read more...

Central Banks Dictate FX Moves While Stocks Rock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 07:21:33:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have found fresh impetus for another attempt at new record highs, as investor optimism has again surged amid corporate earnings and the end of the US government shutdown. And this despi… read more...

Central Banks Key To Dollar's Short Term Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 07:17:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the distraction of a US government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks' monetary c… read more...

Central Banks Key To Dollar's Short Term Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 07:17:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the distraction of a US government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks' monetary c… read more...

Central Banks Key To Dollar's Short Term Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 07:17:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the distraction of a US government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks' monetary c… read more...

Central Banks Key To Dollar's Short Term Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 07:17:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the distraction of a US government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks' monetary c… read more...

Central Banks Key To Dollar's Short Term Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 07:17:04:000

By Dean Popplewell Monday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the distraction of a US government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks' monetary c… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shutdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 07:17:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar again trades atop of its three-year lows against G10 currency pairs while Treasuries yields trade steady after yesterday's bond selloff as capital markets weigh up the reality of potential U… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shutdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 07:17:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar again trades atop of its three-year lows against G10 currency pairs while Treasuries yields trade steady after yesterday's bond selloff as capital markets weigh up the reality of potential U… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shutdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 07:17:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar again trades atop of its three-year lows against G10 currency pairs while Treasuries yields trade steady after yesterday's bond selloff as capital markets weigh up the reality of potential U… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shutdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 07:17:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar again trades atop of its three-year lows against G10 currency pairs while Treasuries yields trade steady after yesterday's bond selloff as capital markets weigh up the reality of potential U… read more...

U.S. Dollar Shutdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 07:17:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Friday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about The US dollar again trades atop of its three-year lows against G10 currency pairs while Treasuries yields trade steady after yesterday's bond selloff as capital markets weigh up the reality of potential U… read more...

U.S. Dollar Looking For A Toe Hold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 07:35:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Europe's single currency and regional equities remain on firmer footing as Asian data lends the global growth story more momentum. US Treasury prices trade steady after yesterday's drop, while gold pric… read more...

U.S. Dollar Looking For A Toe Hold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 07:35:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Europe's single currency and regional equities remain on firmer footing as Asian data lends the global growth story more momentum. US Treasury prices trade steady after yesterday's drop, while gold pric… read more...

U.S. Dollar Looking For A Toe Hold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 07:35:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Europe's single currency and regional equities remain on firmer footing as Asian data lends the global growth story more momentum. US Treasury prices trade steady after yesterday's drop, while gold pric… read more...

U.S. Dollar Looking For A Toe Hold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 07:35:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Europe's single currency and regional equities remain on firmer footing as Asian data lends the global growth story more momentum. US Treasury prices trade steady after yesterday's drop, while gold pric… read more...

U.S. Dollar Looking For A Toe Hold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 07:35:41:000

By Dean Popplewell Thursday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Europe's single currency and regional equities remain on firmer footing as Asian data lends the global growth story more momentum. US Treasury prices trade steady after yesterday's drop, while gold pric… read more...

Is The Market Too Aggressive On A BoC Slam-Dunk Rate Hike?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 07:24:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost priced in already. But, has the market got too aggressive on a BoC "… read more...

Is The Market Too Aggressive On A BoC Slam-Dunk Rate Hike?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 07:24:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost priced in already. But, has the market got too aggressive on a BoC "… read more...

Is The Market Too Aggressive On A BoC Slam-Dunk Rate Hike?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 07:24:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost priced in already. But, has the market got too aggressive on a BoC "… read more...

Is The Market Too Aggressive On A BoC Slam-Dunk Rate Hike?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 07:24:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost priced in already. But, has the market got too aggressive on a BoC "… read more...

Is The Market Too Aggressive On A BoC Slam-Dunk Rate Hike?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 07:24:20:000

By Dean Popplewell Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost priced in already. But, has the market got too aggressive on a BoC "… read more...

Dovish BoC Remains A Risk Ahead Of Rate Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-16 07:26:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada 'bears' believe there's a strong possibility that Governor Poloz could surprise … read more...

Dovish BoC Remains A Risk Ahead Of Rate Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-16 07:26:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada 'bears' believe there's a strong possibility that Governor Poloz could surprise … read more...

Dovish BoC Remains A Risk Ahead Of Rate Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-16 07:26:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada 'bears' believe there's a strong possibility that Governor Poloz could surprise … read more...

Dovish BoC Remains A Risk Ahead Of Rate Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-16 07:26:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada 'bears' believe there's a strong possibility that Governor Poloz could surprise … read more...

Dovish BoC Remains A Risk Ahead Of Rate Decision

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-16 07:26:15:000

By Dean Popplewell Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada 'bears' believe there's a strong possibility that Governor Poloz could surprise … read more...

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